Historical Events In 1996
Friday, 20 April 2018
Jan 01 In the year 1996 after 27 years, Betty Rubble debuts as a Flintstone vitamin
Jan 01 Curaçao gains limited form of self rule (Status Aparte) on this day in history.
Jan 02 Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81 in the year 1996.
Jan 05 On this day in history miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement
Jan 05 Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI vs West Indies at the Gabba on this day in history.
Jan 05 The longest US government shutdown ends after 21 days when Congress passes an interim spending measure that allows federal employees to return to work on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history yahya Ayyash, the "Engineer", the elusive mastermind behind a wave of Islamic suicide bombings against Israel, is killed in Gaza, apparently by a booby-trapped mobile phone.
Jan 06 Record $65.2 million British lottery won by 3 people (2-3-4-13-42-44) in the year 1996.
Jan 07 16th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000 in the year 1996.
Jan 07 Keiko the killer whale star from the movie Free Willy retures from performing on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history blizzard buries eastern US causing at least 50 deaths
Jan 08 In the year 1996 fisheries Minister Brian Tobin announces he is quitting federal politics to run for the job of provincial Liberal leader and Premier of Newfoundland, only to return and get a plum government posting
Jan 08 For first time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame on this day in history.
Jan 10 On this day in history israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
Jan 11 Bloc Quebecois Leader Lucien Bouchard chosen as the 4th President of the Parti Quebecois, and Premier designate of Quebec on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1996 space Shuttle STS 72 (Endeavour 10), launches into space
Jan 12 Edmund Happold, engineer, dies at 65 in the year 1996.
Jan 12 Russian troops arrived in Bosnia on a peace keeping mission with the NATO countries on this day in history.
Jan 15 Les Baxter, singer/orch leader/composer (Born Again), dies at 73 in the year 1996.
Jan 16 New South Wales Premier Bob Carr announces that the state's next governor will be part-time and Government House to be turned over to public use on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history sheik Omar Abdel Rahman got life in prison and 16 others were also sentenced to jail for plotting to bomb the United Nations.
Jan 18 Leonor Fini, painter, dies at 87 in the year 1996.
Jan 18 Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson in NY on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of The King Elvis Presley, filed for divorce from Michael Jackson after 20 months of marriage, citing irreconcilable difference.
Jan 19 Bernard Baily, comic artist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history nHL approves move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix
Jan 20 Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup in the year 1996.
Jan 20 In the year 1996 buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63
Jan 20 In the year 1996 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan
Jan 20 On this day in history yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote.
Jan 21 On this day in history 53th Golden Globes Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, John Travolta
Jan 21 Karrie Webb wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament in the year 1996.
Jan 21 US male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo in the year 1996.
Jan 22 Costas Simitis was chosen to be the new prime minister of Greece. His predecessor, Andreas Papandreou, had stepped down due to ill health in the year 1996.