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Historical Events In 1996

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Jan 01   In the year 1996 after 27 years, Betty Rubble debuts as a Flintstone vitamin  

Jan 01   On this day in history curaçao gains limited form of self rule (Status Aparte)  

Jan 02   Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81 in the year 1996.  

Jan 05   In the year 1996 miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement  

Jan 05   On this day in history muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI vs West Indies at the Gabba  

Jan 05   In the year 1996 the longest US government shutdown ends after 21 days when Congress passes an interim spending measure that allows federal employees to return to work.  

Jan 05   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1996 record $65.2 million British lottery won by 3 people (2-3-4-13-42-44)  

Jan 07   16th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history keiko the killer whale star from the movie Free Willy retures from performing  

Jan 08   Blizzard buries eastern US causing at least 50 deaths on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1996.  

Jan 10   Israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history bloc Quebecois Leader Lucien Bouchard chosen as the 4th President of the Parti Quebecois, and Premier designate of Quebec.  

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 in the year 1996.  

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 in the year 1996.  

Jan 17   Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman got life in prison and 16 others were also sentenced to jail for plotting to bomb the United Nations on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Leonor Fini, painter, dies at 87 in the year 1996.  

Jan 18   On this day in history lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson in NY  

Jan 18   Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of The King Elvis Presley, filed for divorce from Michael Jackson after 20 months of marriage, citing irreconcilable difference in the year 1996.  

Jan 19   Bernard Baily, comic artist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   NHL approves move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup in the year 1996.  

Jan 20   Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63 in the year 1996.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   53th Golden Globes Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, John Travolta in the year 1996.  

Jan 21   On this day in history karrie Webb wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament  

Jan 21   In the year 1996 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo  

Jan 22   On this day in history costas Simitis was chosen to be the new prime minister of Greece. His predecessor, Andreas Papandreou, had stepped down due to ill health.  

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Famous Deaths In 1996

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Arleigh Albert Burke, US Admiral, dies at 94 in the year 1996.  

Jan 02   Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81 in the year 1996.  

Jan 03   Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer, dies at 67 in the year 1996.  

Jan 04   On this day in history ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone, dies at 83  

Jan 05   In the year 1996 jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician, dies at 86  

Jan 06   In the year 1996 duane Hanson, sculptor, dies at 60  

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

Jan 08   Francois Mitterrand, Pres of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at 79 in the year 1996.  

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