Historical Events on July 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Carl Lewis runs a wind-assisted 100m in 9.78 sec

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Florence Joyner runs 100m in women's world record 10.49 seconds
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets women's heptathlete record of 7,215 pts
  • San Antonio (Texas League) beats Jackson 1-0 in 26 innings
  • Wayne Gretzky (NHL) & Janet Jones (Police Acad 5) wed in Edmonton