Historical Events In 1996
Thursday, 26 May 2022
May 01 In the year 1996 asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67
May 02 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97 on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history 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 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87 on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1996 south Africa's Const Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution
May 10 "Twister" premieres in the year 1996.
May 10 On this day in history 2 US Marine helicopters collided during joint US & British war games
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 Bruce Boyce, singer/teacher, dies at 85 on this day in history.
May 11 Valujet DC-9 crashes in Miami, 109 die on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1996 john "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher, dies at 57
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 Edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60 in the year 1996.
May 17 On this day in history alicia Machado, 18, of Venezuela crowned 45th Miss Universe
May 17 In the year 1996 rusi Modi, cricketer (736 runs 10 post-war Tests for India), dies
May 18 On this day in history 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 in the year 1996.
May 20 Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65 on this day in history.
May 21 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Lash of the West), dies at 78 in the year 1996.
May 21 In the year 1996 blackout in many areas of Queens NY
May 22 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66 in the year 1996.
May 23 Dorothy Hyson, actress (Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go), dies at 81 in the year 1996.
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.