Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, with his wife Michelle Obama, Jill Biden, and vice presidential running mate Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., wave on the steps in front of the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008. Obama introduced Biden as his running mate at the event. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Today in History: August 23

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On Aug. 23, 1926, legendary silent film star Rudolph Valentino died in New York at age 31.

A New York City police car rests on its roof, Aug. 22, 1991, after being overturned by rioters in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, N.Y., where a black child was struck and killed by a car driven by a Hasidic Jewish man on Monday.  Racial violence flared for a third day in the Brooklyn neighborhood where blacks and ultra-orthodox Jews have a history of uncomforable co-existence.  (AP Photo/Joe Major)

Today in History: August 22

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Today is Monday, Aug. 22, the 235th day of 2016. There are 131 days left in the year.