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Historical Events In 1996

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Jan 22   On this day in history edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77  

Jan 22   The Galileo probe plunges into Jupiter's atmosphere and finds it windier and drier than expected, with less helium and less lightning in the year 1996.  

Jan 23   On this day in history chris Cairns scores 120, 96 balls, 10x4, 9x6 in Test New Zealand vs Zimbabwe  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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.  

Jan 23   John Mackin, programmer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Sandor Iharos, athlete, dies at 65 in the year 1996.  

Jan 25   Jonathan Larson, composer, dead Aortic aneurysm at 35 in the year 1996.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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  

Jan 26   "Les Miserables," opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg in the year 1996.  

Jan 26   In the year 1996 david Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont  

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   On this day in history catherine Roskam becomes the first New York female Episcopal bishop  

Jan 27   In the year 1996 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

Jan 27   On this day in history germany celebrates its first Holocaust Remembrance Day  

Jan 27   Shiv Chanderpaul scores 303* for Guyana vs Jamaica at Kingston on this day in history.  

Jan 29   23rd American Music Award Garth Brooks wins on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history 6,138th performance of "Cats" is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, "A Chorus Line"  

Jan 29   On this day in history jack Sutherland, journalist, dies at 79  

Jan 29   Last day of Test cricket for David Boon in the year 1996.  

Jan 29   Timmins, Ontario's Shania Twain named best new country artist at the American Music Awards on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history bob Thiele, record producer, dies at 73  

Jan 31   Gustave Solomon, mathematician, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index breaks through the symbolic 5,000 mark for the first time, our Dow Jones on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Actor and dancer Gene Kelly dies at his Beverly Hills, California, home at age 83 in the year 1996.  

Feb 02   On this day in history ali Landry, 22, (Louisiana), crowned 45th Miss USA  

Feb 03   Audrey Meadows, actress (Alice-Honeymooners), dies at 69 in the year 1996.  

Feb 06   On this day in history heidi Fleiss scheduled to begin her 7 year jail sentence  

Feb 07   George Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary, dies at 89 in the year 1996.  

Feb 08   On this day in history 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.  

Feb 09   Adolf Galland, general (Luftwaffe), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history iBM's Deep Blue defeats chess champion Gary Kasparov  

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Famous Deaths In 1996

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history arleigh Albert Burke, US Admiral, dies at 94  

Jan 02   On this day in history sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81  

Jan 03   Geoffrey Pardoe, engineer, dies at 67 in the year 1996.  

Jan 04   In the year 1996 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1996 james Holland, artist/exhibition organiser, dies at 90  

Jan 08   In the year 1996 francois Mitterrand, Pres of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at 79  

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