2000s|President: Mário Soares
Prime Minister: Aníbal Cavaco Silva
26 April – The Panamanian cargo ship Reijin (58,128 GT) ran aground and capsized off Oporto.
25 September – 1988 Portuguese Grand Prix (Formula One race)
1 January - Pedro Oliveira, swimmer.
5 January - Yago Fernández, footballer
26 March - Diogo Carvalho, swimmer.
4 August - Carlos Almeida, swimmer.
30 September - Bruno Filipe Lopes Correia, footballer
21 May – Francisco Miguel Duarte, writer (b. 1907)
26 August – Carlos Paião, singer and songwriter (b. 1957)
1988 in Portugal Wikipedia
Events in the year 1988 in Portugal.