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