Historical Events In 1996
Friday, 18 September 2020
May 01 Asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67 in the year 1996.
May 02 In the year 1996 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97
May 03 In Western Nei Mongol, China a 6.0 earthquake killed at least 18 people, 300 injured and extensive damage in the Baotou area on this day in history.
May 03 Jack Weston, actor (Ishtar, Rad, Cuba), dies of lymphoma at 71 on this day in history.
May 04 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87 in the year 1996.
May 05 Ai Qing, poet, dies at 86 on this day in history.
May 05 Renette Cruz, Vancouver British Columbia, wins Miss Canadian Universe in the year 1996.
May 06 On this day in history frank Hercules, writer, dies at 85
May 06 Guatemala's leftist guerrillas sign key accord with government of President in the year 1996.
May 06 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Hartford CT on WCCC 106.9 FM in the year 1996.
May 07 On this day in history albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76
May 07 In the year 1996 comedian Martin Lawrence suffers a nervous breakdown
May 08 In the year 1996 south Africa's Const Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution
May 10 On this day in history "Twister" premieres
May 10 2 US Marine helicopters collided during joint US & British war games in the year 1996.
May 10 A storm hits Mt Everest, killing eight climbers in one of the worst disasters since Everest was first conquered in 1953 on this day in history.
May 11 Bruce Boyce, singer/teacher, dies at 85 on this day in history.
May 11 In the year 1996 valujet DC-9 crashes in Miami, 109 die
May 13 John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher, dies at 57 in the year 1996.
May 13 OJ Simpson appears on British TV discussing his not guilty verdict on this day in history.
May 14 Edqard John Gurney, politician, dies at 82 on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1996 edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60
May 17 On this day in history alicia Machado, 18, of Venezuela crowned 45th Miss Universe
May 17 On this day in history rusi Modi, cricketer (736 runs 10 post-war Tests for India), dies
May 18 In the year 1996 dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor, dies at 76
May 19 In the year 1996 johnny "Guitar" Watson, musician, dies at 61
May 19 STS 77 (Endeavour 11), launches into orbit on this day in history.
May 20 Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65 in the year 1996.
May 21 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Lash of the West), dies at 78 on this day in history.
May 21 Blackout in many areas of Queens NY on this day in history.
May 22 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66 in the year 1996.
May 23 In the year 1996 dorothy Hyson, actress (Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go), dies at 81
May 23 Fred Norris of the Howard Stern show changes his name legally to Eric in the year 1996.
May 24 On this day in history "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released