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Historical Events In 1996

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Mar 19   On this day in history in Southern Xinjiang, China a 6.3 earthquake killed at least twenty-four people, 128 injured and more than 15,314 houses destroyed in the Artux-Jiashi area  

Mar 19   Winnie Mandela divorces Nelson after 38 years of marrage on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Erik &Lyle Menendez found guilty of killing their parents on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1996 uK admits humans can catch CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease aka Mad Cow Disease)  

Mar 21   In the year 1996 eric Brand, diplomat, dies at 73  

Mar 22   On this day in history cheryl Depew, of Florida, crowned 13th Miss Hawaiian Tropic International  

Mar 22   In the year 1996 claude Mauriac, writer, dies at 81  

Mar 22   On this day in history sTS 76 (Atlantis 16), launches into orbit  

Mar 24   On this day in history 16th Golden Raspberry Awards Showgirls wins  

Mar 24   On this day in history 16th Golden Raspberry Awards: Showgirls wins  

Mar 24   On this day in history eastenders star Michael French is reported to be a homosexual  

Mar 24   In the year 1996 laura Davies wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament  

Mar 24   On this day in history maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66  

Mar 24   On this day in history mTA raises NYC bridge tolls to $3.50 each way  

Mar 24   On this day in history u.S. astronaut Shannon Lucid safely transfers to the Russian space station Mir from the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis for a planned five-month stay.  

Mar 25   68th Academy Awards "Braveheart", Nicholas Cage & Susan Sarandon win in the year 1996.  

Mar 25   On this day in history 68th Academy Awards: "Braveheart", Nicholas Cage & Susan Sarandon win  

Mar 25   On this day in history comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) approaches within 0.1018 AUs of Earth  

Mar 25   John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, news commentator (BBC), dies at 91 in the year 1996.  

Mar 25   In the year 1996 uS issues newly-redesigned $100 bill  

Mar 25   In the year 1996 world Ice Dance Championship in Edmonton won by Gritshuk & Platov (Russia)  

Mar 26   (Elizabeth Cissie) Charlton, football matriarch, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Canada's Anik E-1 communications satellite suffers electronic fault in Space, loses 50% of its capacity in the year 1996.  

Mar 26   Last day of 1st-class cricket for Allan Border (Queensland vs Victoria) in the year 1996.  

Mar 27   "State Fair", opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 118 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1996 in Ecuador a 6.0 earthquake occurred at least 27 people killed, 100 injured, several thousand homeless  

Mar 28   Katie Beam, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 35th Miss Teenage America in the year 1996.  

Mar 29   On this day in history 10th Soul Train Music Awards Patti Labelle, Boyz II Men win  

Mar 29   In the year 1996 10th Soul Train Music Awards: Patti Labelle, Boyz II Men win  

Mar 29   Maggie Donnelly, bag lady, dies at 46 in the year 1996.  

Mar 30   Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist, dies at 78 in the year 1996.  

Mar 30   Prince Edward and girl-friend Sophie Rhys-Jones visited Greystoke Castle in the year 1996.  

Mar 31   25th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan in the year 1996.  

Mar 31   Dante Giacosa, engineer/designer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In 1996

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Arleigh Albert Burke, US Admiral, dies at 94 in the year 1996.  

Jan 02   Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81 in the year 1996.  

Jan 03   In the year 1996 geoffrey Pardoe, engineer, dies at 67  

Jan 04   In the year 1996 ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone, dies at 83  

Jan 05   Jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1996 duane Hanson, sculptor, dies at 60  

Jan 07   James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history francois Mitterrand, Pres of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at 79  

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