What Happened on August 16, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 'Batman' samaritan Lenny B. Robinson is killed in a car accident in Maryland
  • 97th PGA Championship: Jason Day wins setting major championship record of 20-under-par at Whistling Straits in Kohler

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Bekenstein, American-Israeli theoretical physicist (Bekenstein-Hawking radiation), dies of a heart attack at 68