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Historical Events In 1996

Monday, 19 April 2021

Nov 25   On this day in history america Online announced it would sell its WebCrawler search engine to Excite.  

Nov 25   Buoyed by booming confidence in the dollar, as well as dwindling interest rates on U.S. Treasury Bonds, the Dow charged past the magic 6.500 point for the first time in history in the year 1996.  

Nov 25   Hugh Joseph Charles James L'Etang, medical writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Euphemia MacDonald May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91 in the year 1996.  

Nov 27   In the year 1996 george Ernest Leslie, trade union official, dies at 76  

Nov 29   The media reported that MTV Networks was demanding fees from online services that linked to their sites on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Volkswagen executive Jose Ignacio Lopez resigned on this day under charges of industrial espionage from General Motors, his former employer in the year 1996.  

Nov 30   Dan Flavin, minimalist sculptor, dies at 63 in the year 1996.  

Dec 01   On this day in history a volcano erupts in eastern Zaire, spewing a plume of ash and lava into the air  

Dec 01   On this day in history barbak Karmal, politician, dies at 67  

Dec 01   Chemin de fer Baie des Chaleurs, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Quebec Railway Corporation, commences operation over the former CN line beween Matapedia and Chandler, Que on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1996 in a move that led to a public-relations disaster, America Online shifted to a flat $19.95-per-month fee for unlimited access  

Dec 02   On this day in history penelope Jessel, politcal activist, dies at 76  

Dec 03   On this day in history babrak Karmal, PM of Afghanistan (1980-81), dies  

Dec 04   In the year 1996 basil Nield, judge/politician, dies at 83  

Dec 05   On this day in history newspapers reported that Microsoft had struck deals with several computer makers that would give it a significant advantage The companies would not be allowed to use Windows unless Microsoft's screen came up immediately when users logged on. Hey mine does  

Dec 05   Newspapers reported that Microsoft had struck deals with several computer makers that would give it a significant advantage: The companies would not be allowed to use Windows unless Microsoft's screen came up immediately when users logged on. Hey mine does in the year 1996.  

Dec 05   Peter Hall, folklorist/musician, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43 in the year 1996.  

Dec 08   In the year 1996 howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Ed Harding-Another World), dies at 46  

Dec 09   On this day in history alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician, dies at 87  

Dec 11   In the year 1996 herbert Sally Frankel, economist, dies at 93  

Dec 14   On this day in history alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92  

Dec 15   Gerald Moverley, priest, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history iBM announced on this day in 1996 it would stop selling computers that used that PowerPC chip and ran Windows NT. IBM, Motorola, and Apple had teamed up to challenge Intel Corporation's dominance in chips and Microsoft's near monopoly on operating systems  

Dec 17   In the year 1996 elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages, dies at 96  

Dec 17   In the year 1996 intel Corporation and the Energy Department announced the development of a high-speed computer capable of performing more than one trillion calculations per second.  

Dec 18   Arthur Jacobs, musicologist, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history marcello Mastroiani, actor (8½, Assassin, Family Diary), dies at 72  

Dec 20   On this day in history amata Kabua, Pres of Marshall Islands (1979-96), dies  

Dec 21   Margaret E Rey, author of children's books, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history brett Hull becomes the 24th player in NHL history to score 500 goals when he notches a hat trick in the St. Louis Blues' 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings  

Dec 22   On this day in history hetta Empson, artist, dies at 81  

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Famous Deaths In 1996

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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 in the year 1996.  

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 on this day in history.  

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