Historical Events In 1996
Sunday, 17 January 2021
Nov 25 America Online announced it would sell its WebCrawler search engine to Excite in the year 1996.
Nov 25 In the year 1996 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
Nov 25 In the year 1996 hugh Joseph Charles James L'Etang, medical writer, dies at 79
Nov 26 In the year 1996 euphemia MacDonald May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91
Nov 27 George Ernest Leslie, trade union official, dies at 76 in the year 1996.
Nov 29 On this day in history the media reported that MTV Networks was demanding fees from online services that linked to their sites
Nov 29 On this day in history volkswagen executive Jose Ignacio Lopez resigned on this day under charges of industrial espionage from General Motors, his former employer
Nov 30 Dan Flavin, minimalist sculptor, dies at 63 in the year 1996.
Dec 01 A volcano erupts in eastern Zaire, spewing a plume of ash and lava into the air in the year 1996.
Dec 01 Barbak Karmal, politician, dies at 67 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1996.
Dec 01 In a move that led to a public-relations disaster, America Online shifted to a flat $19.95-per-month fee for unlimited access in the year 1996.
Dec 02 Penelope Jessel, politcal activist, dies at 76 in the year 1996.
Dec 03 In the year 1996 babrak Karmal, PM of Afghanistan (1980-81), dies
Dec 04 On this day in history basil Nield, judge/politician, dies at 83
Dec 05 In the year 1996 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 on this day in history.
Dec 05 Peter Hall, folklorist/musician, dies at 60 in the year 1996.
Dec 06 Bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant, dies at 83 in the year 1996.
Dec 07 Eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43 in the year 1996.
Dec 08 Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Ed Harding-Another World), dies at 46 in the year 1996.
Dec 09 In the year 1996 alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician, dies at 87
Dec 11 Herbert Sally Frankel, economist, dies at 93 on this day in history.
Dec 14 Alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92 on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history gerald Moverley, priest, dies at 74
Dec 16 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 on this day in history.
Dec 17 In the year 1996 elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages, dies at 96
Dec 17 Intel Corporation and the Energy Department announced the development of a high-speed computer capable of performing more than one trillion calculations per second on this day in history.
Dec 18 On this day in history arthur Jacobs, musicologist, dies at 74
Dec 19 Marcello Mastroiani, actor (8½, Assassin, Family Diary), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Dec 20 Amata Kabua, Pres of Marshall Islands (1979-96), dies on this day in history.
Dec 21 Margaret E Rey, author of children's books, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1996 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