Historical Events In 1996
Thursday, 09 July 2020
May 01 Asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67 in the year 1996.
May 02 On this day in history arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97
May 03 In the year 1996 in Western Nei Mongol, China a 6.0 earthquake killed at least 18 people, 300 injured and extensive damage in the Baotou area.
May 03 In the year 1996 jack Weston, actor (Ishtar, Rad, Cuba), dies of lymphoma at 71
May 04 On this day in history jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87
May 05 Ai Qing, poet, dies at 86 on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history renette Cruz, Vancouver British Columbia, wins Miss Canadian Universe
May 06 Frank Hercules, writer, dies at 85 in the year 1996.
May 06 Guatemala's leftist guerrillas sign key accord with government of President on this day in history.
May 06 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Hartford CT on WCCC 106.9 FM on this day in history.
May 07 In the year 1996 albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76
May 07 Comedian Martin Lawrence suffers a nervous breakdown in the year 1996.
May 08 South Africa's Const Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution in the year 1996.
May 10 "Twister" premieres on this day in history.
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 in the year 1996.
May 11 On this day in history bruce Boyce, singer/teacher, dies at 85
May 11 In the year 1996 valujet DC-9 crashes in Miami, 109 die
May 13 John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher, dies at 57 on this day in history.
May 13 OJ Simpson appears on British TV discussing his not guilty verdict in the year 1996.
May 14 On this day in history edqard John Gurney, politician, dies at 82
May 16 On this day in history 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 Rusi Modi, cricketer (736 runs 10 post-war Tests for India), dies on this day in history.
May 18 Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor, dies at 76 in the year 1996.
May 19 On this day in history johnny "Guitar" Watson, musician, dies at 61
May 19 STS 77 (Endeavour 11), launches into orbit on this day in history.
May 20 In the year 1996 eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65
May 21 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Lash of the West), dies at 78 in the year 1996.
May 21 Blackout in many areas of Queens NY in the year 1996.
May 22 In the year 1996 duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66
May 23 Dorothy Hyson, actress (Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go), dies at 81 on this day in history.
May 23 In the year 1996 fred Norris of the Howard Stern show changes his name legally to Eric
May 24 "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released in the year 1996.