What Happened on July 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Carl Lewis runs a wind-assisted 100m in 9.78 sec

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Florence Joyner runs 100m in women's world record 10.49 seconds
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets women's heptathlete record of 7,215 pts
  • San Antonio (Texas League) beats Jackson 1-0 in 26 innings

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

"Back To The Future" actor Michael J. Fox (27) weds "Family Ties" actress Tracy Pollan (28) at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, Vermont