What Happened on August 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Butch Reynolds runs world record 400 m (43.29)
  • IBM introduces software for artificial intelligence
  • Mayor Koch says he plans to wipe out street-corner windshield washers

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Schmidt, American actor
  • Rumer Willis, child of Bruce Willis & Demi Moore

Famous Deaths

  • Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75