On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 'Batman' samaritan Lenny B. Robinson is killed in a car accident in Maryland

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Whistling Straits GC: Australian Jason Day wins setting major championship record of 20-under-par; beats Jordan Spieth by 3 shots

Professional Golfer Jordan Spieth
Professional Golfer
Jordan Spieth

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Bekenstein, American-Israeli theoretical physicist (Bekenstein-Hawking radiation), dies of a heart attack at 68