Historical Events For 1996
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Jan 22 On this day in history edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
Jan 22 The Galileo probe plunges into Jupiter's atmosphere and finds it windier and drier than expected, with less helium and less lightning on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history chris Cairns scores 120, 96 balls, 10x4, 9x6 in Test New Zealand vs Zimbabwe
Jan 23 General Electric threw in the towel in the struggle to keep its Genie online service competitive in the growing battle with the Web. The company announced it would sell the service to Yovelle Renaissance Corporation, which would turn Genie into a Web site on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history john Mackin, programmer, dies at 36
Jan 24 Sandor Iharos, athlete, dies at 65 in the year 1996.
Jan 25 Jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35 on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1996 leilani Muir awarded $750,000 by Alberta judge; she was wrongly diagnosed as mentally disabled and sterilized by the province's Eugenics Board in 1959
Jan 26 "Les Miserables," opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history david Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont
Jan 27 On this day in history 15 day old siamese twins separated-Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies
Jan 27 On this day in history 70th Australian Open Women's Tennis Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (64 61)
Jan 27 Barbara Skelton, writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history catherine Roskam becomes the first New York female Episcopal bishop
Jan 27 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.
Jan 27 Germany celebrates its first Holocaust Remembrance Day on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1996 shiv Chanderpaul scores 303* for Guyana vs Jamaica at Kingston
Jan 29 23rd American Music Award Garth Brooks wins on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1996 6,138th performance of "Cats" is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, "A Chorus Line"
Jan 29 Jack Sutherland, journalist, dies at 79 in the year 1996.
Jan 29 Last day of Test cricket for David Boon in the year 1996.
Jan 29 On this day in history timmins, Ontario's Shania Twain named best new country artist at the American Music Awards
Jan 30 Bob Thiele, record producer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history gustave Solomon, mathematician, dies at 65
Feb 01 On this day in history toronto Stock Exchange 300 index breaks through the symbolic 5,000 mark for the first time, our Dow Jones
Feb 02 Actor and dancer Gene Kelly dies at his Beverly Hills, California, home at age 83 in the year 1996.
Feb 02 Ali Landry, 22, (Louisiana), crowned 45th Miss USA on this day in history.
Feb 03 On this day in history audrey Meadows, actress (Alice-Honeymooners), dies at 69
Feb 06 In the year 1996 heidi Fleiss scheduled to begin her 7 year jail sentence
Feb 07 George Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary, dies at 89 in the year 1996.
Feb 08 On this day in history uS bookstore chain Borders says it will invest in a chain of bookstores in Canada; Ottawa will block the plan under the cultural exemption of NAFTA.
Feb 09 In the year 1996 adolf Galland, general (Luftwaffe), dies at 83
Feb 10 On this day in history hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist, dies at 67
Feb 10 IBM's Deep Blue defeats chess champion Gary Kasparov in the year 1996.