Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '1988': Gregorian calendar Leap year starting on Friday Roman numerals 20th century 1985 January 1 Mikhail Gorbachev Perestroika Soviet Union Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lutheranism United States Dow Jones Industrial Average January 8 Chiang Ching-kuo January 13 Lee Teng-hui Taipei Taiwan Dome of the Rock January 15 CBS News Dan Rather George H. W. Bush Iran–Contra affair January 25 January 29 Midwest Collegiate Conference Contras Democratic Party (United States) February 3 Ronald Reagan United States House of Representatives Anthony Kennedy February 12 Supreme Court of the United States 1988 Winter Olympics Alberta February 13 February 28 1988 Oshakati bomb blast February 17 First National Bank (South Africa) Namibia Oshakati Ceasefire Lebanon United Nations William R. Higgins Defamation