Puneet Varma

1988 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1988 in Turkey
Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

Events in the year 1988 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 18th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President - Kenan Evren
  • Prime Minister - Turgut Özal
  • Leader of the opposition - Erdal İnönü
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party –Motherland Party (ANAP)
  • Main opposition - Social Democratic Populist Party (SHP)
  • Cabinet

  • 46th government of Turkey
  • Events

  • 28 February –First heart transplant in Turkey (Ankara University)
  • 1 March – Erdal İnönü resigned from the presidency of SHP, but revoked his resignation
  • 8 March – Necdet Karababa replaced Bülent Ecevit in DSP after the resignation of Bülent Ecevit.
  • 27 April – Weightlifter Naim Süleymanoğlu won three gold medals in Cardiff European Weightlifting Championships
  • 29 May -Galatasaray won the championship of the Turkish football league
  • 17 June – Assassination attempt to prime minister Turgut Özal
  • 3 July – Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge over Bosphorous (2nd Boshorous connection)
  • 20 September – Weighlifter Naim Süleymanoğlu won gold medal in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seul.
  • 25 September – Referendum on moving the scheduled local elections to an earlier date. Rejected.
  • 20 November – Chess player Suat Atalık gained the title grandmaster in Chess Olympiad
  • 29 December – DSP chairman Necdet Karababa resigned
  • Births

  • 5 January - Ziya Erdal, footballer
  • 8 January - Burcu Erbaş, basketball player
  • 2 February - Turgut Doğan Şahin, footballer
  • 10 April - Özgürcan Özcan, footballer
  • 1 May - Tuğçe Şahutoğlu, hammer trower
  • 11 May - Tuğçe Hocaoğlu, volleyball player
  • 31 May - Didem Ege, volleyball player
  • 8 June - Begüm Dalgalar - basketball player
  • 13 July - Neriman Özsoy, volleyball player
  • 7 September - Yağmur Koçyiğit, volleyball player
  • 26 September - Servet Tazegül, taekwondo practitioner
  • 28 September - Bahar Çağlar, basketball player
  • 15 October - Mesut Özil, footballer
  • Deaths

  • 8 January - Duygu Aykal (born in1943), ballerina
  • 24 March - Turhan Feyzioğlu (born in 1922), lawyer, politician
  • 18 April - Oktay Rifat (born in 1914), novelist
  • 1 May - Altan Erbulak (born in 1929), caricaturist, theatre actor
  • 31 May - Lütfi Akadlı (born in 1902), lawyer
  • 3 September - Ferit Melen (born in 1906), former prime minister (35th government of Turkey)
  • References

    1988 in Turkey Wikipedia


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