August 16, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Wildfire breaks out in San Bernardino County, California, engulfing 15,000 acres, prompting evacuation of 82,000 people

Deaths in History

  • João Havelange, Brazilian industrialist and FIFA President 1974-98, dies at 100
  • John McLaughlin, TV commentator (McLaughlin Group) and Nixon aide, dies at 89