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1988

  • February 13–February 28 – The 1988 Winter Olympics are held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  • March 16 - The Halabja poison gas attack is carried out by Iraqi government forces.
  • March 17 - A Colombian Boeing 727 jetliner, Avianca Flight 410, crashes into the side of the mountains near the Venezuelan border, killing 143.
  • April 28 – Aloha Flight 243 loses several yards of its upper fuselage while in flight, killing 1 person.
  • May 4 – PEPCON disaster in Henderson, Nevada: A major explosion at an industrial solid-fuel rocket plant causes damage extending up to 10 miles (16 km) away, including Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport.
  • May 15 – Soviet war in Afghanistan: After more than 8 years of fighting, the Red Army begins withdrawing from Afghanistan.
  • May 27 – Microsoft releases Windows 2.1

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