On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1988

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/AIDS at 41
1988 Highlights

About December 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius