October 19, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel
  • Britain bans broadcast interviews with IRA members
  • Car bomb kills 7 Israelis, wounds 11 near Lebanon border
  • Roxette releases "Roxette Look Sharp!" album
  • South African anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize

Deaths in History

  • Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77