On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Political cult leader Lyndon LaRouche convicted of tax, mail fraud

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Popplewell, English actress

Famous Deaths

  • Hunter "Stork" Hendry, Australian cricketer (11 Tests for Australia 1921-29), dies at 93
  • Sylvester [James Jr], American singer-songwriter (Do Ya Wanna Funk), dies of complications from HIV and AIDS at 41