On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox Barrett steals home
  • In Santa Barbara, CA, a team of 32 divers begin cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins

Famous Birthdays

  • Keshia Chante, Canadian singer
  • Leeland Dayton Mooring, American musician (Leeland)

Famous Deaths

  • Miguel PiƱero, Puerto Rican playwright, actor, and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. (b. 1946)