Historical Events In 1996
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Jan 22 Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1996 the Galileo probe plunges into Jupiter's atmosphere and finds it windier and drier than expected, with less helium and less lightning.
Jan 23 Chris Cairns scores 120, 96 balls, 10x4, 9x6 in Test New Zealand vs Zimbabwe in the year 1996.
Jan 23 General Electric threw in the towel in the struggle to keep its Genie online service competitive in the growing battle with the Web. The company announced it would sell the service to Yovelle Renaissance Corporation, which would turn Genie into a Web site in the year 1996.
Jan 23 John Mackin, programmer, dies at 36 in the year 1996.
Jan 24 Sandor Iharos, athlete, dies at 65 in the year 1996.
Jan 25 On this day in history jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35
Jan 25 Leilani Muir awarded $750,000 by Alberta judge; she was wrongly diagnosed as mentally disabled and sterilized by the province's Eugenics Board in 1959 on this day in history.
Jan 26 "Les Miserables," opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg on this day in history.
Jan 26 David Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont in the year 1996.
Jan 27 15 day old siamese twins separated-Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1996 70th Australian Open Women's Tennis Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (64 61)
Jan 27 Barbara Skelton, writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 27 Catherine Roskam becomes the first New York female Episcopal bishop in the year 1996.
Jan 27 In the year 1996 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Jan 27 Germany celebrates its first Holocaust Remembrance Day on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history shiv Chanderpaul scores 303* for Guyana vs Jamaica at Kingston
Jan 29 In the year 1996 23rd American Music Award Garth Brooks wins
Jan 29 6,138th performance of "Cats" is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, "A Chorus Line" on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history jack Sutherland, journalist, dies at 79
Jan 29 In the year 1996 last day of Test cricket for David Boon
Jan 29 On this day in history timmins, Ontario's Shania Twain named best new country artist at the American Music Awards
Jan 30 On this day in history bob Thiele, record producer, dies at 73
Jan 31 On this day in history gustave Solomon, mathematician, dies at 65
Feb 01 Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index breaks through the symbolic 5,000 mark for the first time, our Dow Jones in the year 1996.
Feb 02 Actor and dancer Gene Kelly dies at his Beverly Hills, California, home at age 83 on this day in history.
Feb 02 Ali Landry, 22, (Louisiana), crowned 45th Miss USA on this day in history.
Feb 03 On this day in history audrey Meadows, actress (Alice-Honeymooners), dies at 69
Feb 06 On this day in history heidi Fleiss scheduled to begin her 7 year jail sentence
Feb 07 In the year 1996 george Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary, dies at 89
Feb 08 US bookstore chain Borders says it will invest in a chain of bookstores in Canada; Ottawa will block the plan under the cultural exemption of NAFTA on this day in history.
Feb 09 Adolf Galland, general (Luftwaffe), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist, dies at 67
Feb 10 On this day in history iBM's Deep Blue defeats chess champion Gary Kasparov