What Happened on October 16, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


MurderMurder of Interest

Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a Spanish warrant requesting his extradition on murder charges

General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet

Famous Deaths

  • Jon Postel, American Internet pioneer (b. 1943)