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Historical Events Happened In 1996

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Jan 22   Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77 in the year 1996.  

Jan 22   In the year 1996 the Galileo probe plunges into Jupiter's atmosphere and finds it windier and drier than expected, with less helium and less lightning.  

Jan 23   Chris Cairns scores 120, 96 balls, 10x4, 9x6 in Test New Zealand vs Zimbabwe on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1996.  

Jan 23   On this day in history john Mackin, programmer, dies at 36  

Jan 24   Sandor Iharos, athlete, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1996 jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history "Les Miserables," opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg  

Jan 26   On this day in history david Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont  

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Jan 27   On this day in history 15 day old siamese twins separated-Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies  

Jan 27   In the year 1996 70th Australian Open Women's Tennis Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (64 61)  

Jan 27   In the year 1996 barbara Skelton, writer, dies at 79  

Jan 27   In the year 1996 catherine Roskam becomes the first New York female Episcopal bishop  

Jan 27   On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

Jan 27   Germany celebrates its first Holocaust Remembrance Day on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Shiv Chanderpaul scores 303* for Guyana vs Jamaica at Kingston on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history 23rd American Music Award Garth Brooks wins  

Jan 29   6,138th performance of "Cats" is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, "A Chorus Line" in the year 1996.  

Jan 29   On this day in history jack Sutherland, journalist, dies at 79  

Jan 29   On this day in history last day of Test cricket for David Boon  

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 in the year 1996.  

Jan 31   In the year 1996 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Ali Landry, 22, (Louisiana), crowned 45th Miss USA in the year 1996.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1996 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   On this day in history adolf Galland, general (Luftwaffe), dies at 83  

Feb 10   Hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   IBM's Deep Blue defeats chess champion Gary Kasparov in the year 1996.  

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Jan 01   In the year 1996 arleigh Albert Burke, US Admiral, dies at 94  

Jan 02   On this day in history sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81  

Jan 03   In the year 1996 geoffrey Pardoe, engineer, dies at 67  

Jan 04   Ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Duane Hanson, sculptor, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history francois Mitterrand, Pres of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at 79  

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