On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe McKnight, NFL and CFL player killed in road rage incident, born in Kenner, Louisiana (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Clifford Roach, cricketer (16 Tests early in West Indian cricket history), dies
  • Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician and writer (Fascism is War!), dies at 90
  • Khalil al-Wazir, PLO leader, assassinated by Israeli commandos at 52
  • Warde Donovan, dies at 72