On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1998

Historical Events


MurderMurder of Interest

Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a Spanish warrant requesting his extradition on murder charges

General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet

Famous Deaths

  • Jon Postel, American Internet pioneer (b. 1943)
1998 Highlights

About October 16, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra