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Historical Events In 1996

Thursday, 21 October 2021

Sep 19   On this day in history douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian, dies at 85  

Sep 20   On this day in history max Manus, resistance fighter, dies at 82  

Sep 21   In the year 1996 john F. Kennedy, Jr. marries Carolyn Bessette on Cumberland Island, GA.  

Sep 21   On this day in history john Stachniewski, scholar/teacher, dies at 42  

Sep 22   Dorothy Lamour, actress (Road to Bali, Road to Rio), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Denis Dowling, baritone, dies at 86 in the year 1996.  

Sep 24   Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, egyptologist, dies at 87 in the year 1996.  

Sep 25   In the year 1996 betty Phyllis Gathergood, curator, dies at 80  

Sep 26   Geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist, dies at 75 in the year 1996.  

Sep 26   On this day in history u.S. astronaut Shannon Lucid returned to earth after six months in orbit aboard the Russian space station Mir  

Sep 27   Mohammed Najibullah, politician, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Iron Road Railways, under the name Quebec Southern Railway commences operation over the following former CP lines in Quebec Lennoxville - St-Jean Brookport - Wells River (VT) Farnham - Ste-Rosalie Jct Farnham - Stanbridge on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Iron Road Railways, under the name Quebec Southern Railway commences operation over the following former CP lines in Quebec: Lennoxville - St-Jean Brookport - Wells River (VT) Farnham - Ste-Rosalie Jct Farnham - Stanbridge in the year 1996.  

Sep 29   Endo Shusaku, Japanese writer (Sea & Poison/Silence), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1996 aubrey Brabazon, jockey/trainer, dies at 76  

Oct 01   The St. Lawrence and Hudson Railway is formed by merging the CP Rail routes in southern Ontario and Quebec with its Delaware and Hudson subsidiary in northern USA. The STLH name was first used about June 1 although the legal entity was not established until October 1 in the year 1996.  

Oct 02   Andrey Lukanov, PM of Bulgaria (1990), assassinated at 58 on this day in history.  

Oct 03   In the year 1996 denis Frank Owen, Natural historian, dies at 65  

Oct 04   Martyn Harris, journalist, dies at 43 in the year 1996.  

Oct 05   On this day in history catherine Elizabeth Pennington, personal assistant, dies at 77  

Oct 06   Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner, dies at 57 in the year 1996.  

Oct 07   In the year 1996 charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86  

Oct 08   On this day in history geoffrey Finsberg, politician, dies at 70  

Oct 09   In the year 1996 alan Charles Downes, cameraman, dies at 58  

Oct 11   Arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer, dies at 80 in the year 1996.  

Oct 12   On this day in history linda Juster is married in Placentia California  

Oct 13   On this day in history albert Hughes Williams, teacher/historian, dies at 89  

Oct 14   Laura La Plante, screen actress (Show Boat, Scandal), dies at 91 in the year 1996.  

Oct 15   On this day in history bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer, dies at 69  

Oct 17   On this day in history berthold Goldschmidt, composer/conductor, dies at 93  

Oct 19   Frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Alfred William Bill Bedford, test Pilot, dies at 75 in the year 1996.  

Oct 21   Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist, dies at 71 in the year 1996.  

Oct 22   On this day in history charles Edward Pevensey Tennant, aristocrat, dies at 39  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   Duane Hanson, sculptor, dies at 60 in the year 1996.  

Jan 07   On this day in history james Holland, artist/exhibition organiser, dies at 90  

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

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