On This Day

July 16, 1988 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


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
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets women's heptathlete record of 7,215 pts

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

Canadian NHL superstar Wayne Gretzky (27) weds American 'Police Academy 5' / 'A League of Their Own' actress Janet Jones (27) in Edmonton, Alberta

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

1988 in Sport