What Happened on August 16, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • U.S. Representative from South Dakota Bill Janklow hits and kills a motorcyclist with his car at a rural intersection near Trent, South Dakota; he will eventually be convicted of manslaughter and will resign from Congress.

Famous Deaths

  • Idi Amin, Ugandan dictator (b. 1928)