Historical Events In 1996
Monday, 21 September 2020
Nov 25 America Online announced it would sell its WebCrawler search engine to Excite in the year 1996.
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 In the year 1996 euphemia MacDonald May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91
Nov 27 In the year 1996 george Ernest Leslie, trade union official, dies at 76
Nov 29 In the year 1996 the media reported that MTV Networks was demanding fees from online services that linked to their sites
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 In the year 1996 dan Flavin, minimalist sculptor, dies at 63
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 On this day in history 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.
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 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 In the year 1996 peter Hall, folklorist/musician, dies at 60
Dec 06 On this day in history bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant, dies at 83
Dec 07 On this day in history eugene Izzi, mystery writer, hangs himself at 43
Dec 08 Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Ed Harding-Another World), dies at 46 on this day in history.
Dec 09 Alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Dec 11 Herbert Sally Frankel, economist, dies at 93 on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history alan Hargreaves, climber, dies at 92
Dec 15 Gerald Moverley, priest, dies at 74 in the year 1996.
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 Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages, dies at 96 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1996 margaret E Rey, author of children's books, dies at 90
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 In the year 1996 hetta Empson, artist, dies at 81