1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1988th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 988th year of the 2nd millennium, the 88th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1980s decade.
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April 23: The Journal of Luke Kirby series begins in 2000 AD #571 (IPC Media) Action Comics #599 features the first Bonus Book, a free insert showcasing the work of new comics creators. Teen Titans Spotlight is canceled by DC Comics with issue #21. May
al-Qaeda, is an armed Islamic group that was started between August 1988 and late 1989.p75 It works as a network, as a stateless army, and a radical Sunni Muslim movement calling for global Jihad. Most of the world thinks it is a Takfiri and terrorist organization. Members of al-Qaeda have performed many acts of terrorism. Most of these have been done against the United States and Shias. Some of its most well-known attacks have been the September 11 attacks, the bombings of U.S. embassies in Ken
- Salafist jihadism, Wahhabism, Qutbism, Pan-Islamism, Anti-Communism, Anti-Zionism, Antisemitism
- Al-Qaeda Central (1988–present), Al-Qaeda in Iraq (2004–2013, became Mujahideen Shura Council in January 2006), Mujahideen Shura Council (January 2006–October 2006, became Islamic State of Iraq in October 2006), Islamic State of Iraq (2006–2013), Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (2013–2014), Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (2007–present), Al-Qaeda in Palestine (2008–present), Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (2009–present), Al-Qaeda in Somalia (2010–present), Al-Qaeda in the Levant (2012–2017, became Tahrir al-Sham in January 2017), Tahrir al-Sham (alleged, 2017–present), Al-Mourabitoun (2013–2015, joined AQIM in December 2015), Jund al-Aqsa (2014–2017), Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (2014–present), Khorasan Group, Al-Qaeda in Sinai Peninsula, Imam Shamil Battalion, Guardians of Religion Organization (2018–present), Al-Qaeda Kurdish Battalions, Al Qaeda in the Lands Beyond the Sahel, Al-Qaeda in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Al-Qaeda in Mali, Al-Qaeda in Spain, Al-Qaeda in the Malay Archipelago
- Osama bin Laden † (1988–2011), Ayman al-Zawahiri (2011–present)
The beginnings of the modern idea of the general-purpose, widely distributed printed encyclopedia precede the 18th century encyclopedists. However, Chambers' Cyclopaedia, or Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1728), and the Encyclopédie of Denis Diderot (1750) and Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1751 onwards), as well as Encyclopædia Britannica (1768) and the Conversations-Lexikon, were the ...
1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1985th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 985th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1980s decade.
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788 in various calendars; Gregorian calendar: 788 DCCLXXXVIII: Ab urbe condita: 1541: Armenian calendar: 237 ԹՎ ՄԼԷ: Assyrian calendar: 5538: Balinese saka calendar: 709–710
1862 – A pumping engine at a colliery in New Hartley, England, broke and fell down the shaft, trapping miners below and resulting in 204 deaths.; 1942 – World War II: During the Battle of Bataan, U.S. Army sergeant Jose Calugas (pictured) organized a squad of volunteers to man an artillery position under heavy fire, which later earned him the Medal of Honor.