On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1998

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

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

Famous Deaths

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

About October 16, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra