November 1988 in history

November 1988 events chronologically

Nov 2 The Morris worm, the first Internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT
Nov 3 Sri Lankan Tamil mercenaries try to overthrow the Maldivian government. At President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom's request, the Indian military suppresses the coup attempt within 24 hours
Nov 13 Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian law student in Portland, Oregon is beaten to death by members of the Neo-Nazi group East Side White Pride
Nov 15 In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle Buran makes its only space flight
Nov 15 Israeli–Palestinian conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council
Nov 15 The first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched in the Netherlands
Nov 16 The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic declares that Estonia is "sovereign" but stops short of declaring independence

Top 7 most famous people born in November 1988

Nov 5 Virat Kohli an Indian cricketer. A middle-order batsman, who can also bowl right arm medium pace, Kohli captained the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia, and is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League. He also represents Delhi in first-class cricket and played for the West Delhi Cricket Academy. In One Day International cricket, Kohli holds the record for the fastest century by an Indian batsman, and became the fastest to 17 hundreds in ODI by any batsman. He is the fourth batsman in ODIs after Sourav Ganguly , Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to hit 1000 or more ODI runs in three or more consecutive calendar years. He also holds the record for most centuries in chases, with 11 centuries, behind only Sachin Tendulkar. He is the first batsman to make five successive scores of 50 or more in ODIs on two separate occasions
Nov 6 Conchita Wurst an Austrian singer. Wurst came to international attention when winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark, with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix"
Nov 6 Emma Stone an American actress. She made her feature film debut in Superbad. She has co-starred in The House Bunny , Zombieland , and Paper Man. In 2010, Stone made her leading debut in Easy A, for which she received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Other notable roles have included Hannah Weaver in Crazy, Stupid, Love , Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan in The Help , Gwen Stacy in the Amazing Spider-Man film series , and the voice of Eep in the animated film The Croods
Nov 12 Russell Westbrook an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Westbrook played college basketball for UCLA and was selected with the fourth pick in the first round of the 2008 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics who then relocated to Oklahoma City six days after. The point guard is a three-time NBA All-Star and a three-time All-NBA Second Team member. He has also represented the United States on their national team twice, winning gold medals in the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Olympics
Nov 15 B.o.B an American hip hop recording artist, singer-songwriter and record producer from Decatur, Georgia. In 2006, B.o.B was discovered by Brian Richardson, who then brought him to TJ Chapman, who then brought him to American record producer Jim Jonsin. After hearing his music, Jonsin subsequently signed B.o.B to his Rebel Rock Entertainment imprint. A couple of years later, Jonsin and B.o.B signed a joint venture deal with Atlantic and American rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records
Nov 25 Nodar Kumaritashvili a Georgian luger who suffered a fatal crash during a training run for the 2010 Winter Olympics competition in Whistler, Canada, on the day of the opening ceremony. He became the fourth athlete to have died during Winter Olympics preparations, after British luger Kazimierz Kay-Skrzypeski, Australian skier Ross Milne , and Swiss speed skier Nicolas Bochatay , and the seventh athlete to die in either a Summer or Winter Olympic Games
Nov 29 Russell Wilson an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. Wilson was selected by the Seahawks with the 12th pick in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft

Top 7 most famous people died in November 1988

Nov 4 Hermann Graf a German Luftwaffe Second World War fighter ace. A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. He served on both the Eastern and Western Fronts. He became the first pilot in aviation history to claim 200 aerial victories—that is, 200 aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft. He claimed 212 aerial victories in over 830 combat missions, 202 of which were on the Eastern Front
Nov 13 Antal Doráti a Hungarian-born conductor and composer who became a naturalized American citizen in 1947.
Nov 14 Haywood S. Hansell a general officer in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II, and later the United States Air Force. He became an advocate of the doctrine of strategic bombardment, and was one of the chief architects of the concept of daylight precision bombing that governed the use of airpower by the USAAF in the war
Nov 22 Luis Barragán a Mexican architect. He studied as an engineer in his home town, while undertaking the entirety of additional coursework to obtain the title of architect
Nov 22 Raymond Dart an Australian anatomist and anthropologist, best known for his involvement in the 1924 discovery of the first fossil ever found of Australopithecus africanus, an extinct hominid closely related to humans, at Taung in the North of South Africa in the province Northwest.
Nov 22 Erich Fried an Austrian-born poet, writer and translator. He initially became known to a broader public in both Germany and Austria for his political poetry, and later for his love poems. As a writer he mostly wrote plays and short novels. He also translated works by different English writers from English into German, most notably works by William Shakespeare
Nov 27 John Carradine an American actor, best known for his roles in horror films and Westerns as well as Shakespearean theatre. A member of Cecil DeMille's stock company and later John Ford's company, he was one of the most prolific character actors in Hollywood history. He was married four times, had five children and was the patriarch of the Carradine family, including four of his sons and four of his grandchildren who are or were also actors