Historical Events In 1996
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 01 In the year 1996 asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67
May 02 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97 in the year 1996.
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 Jack Weston, actor (Ishtar, Rad, Cuba), dies of lymphoma at 71 in the year 1996.
May 04 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87 in the year 1996.
May 05 In the year 1996 ai Qing, poet, dies at 86
May 05 Renette Cruz, Vancouver British Columbia, wins Miss Canadian Universe in the year 1996.
May 06 Frank Hercules, writer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1996 guatemala's leftist guerrillas sign key accord with government of President
May 06 On this day in history howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Hartford CT on WCCC 106.9 FM
May 07 Albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76 in the year 1996.
May 07 In the year 1996 comedian Martin Lawrence suffers a nervous breakdown
May 08 South Africa's Const Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution on this day in history.
May 10 "Twister" premieres on this day in history.
May 10 In the year 1996 2 US Marine helicopters collided during joint US & British war games
May 10 In the year 1996 a storm hits Mt Everest, killing eight climbers in one of the worst disasters since Everest was first conquered in 1953.
May 11 In the year 1996 bruce Boyce, singer/teacher, dies at 85
May 11 Valujet DC-9 crashes in Miami, 109 die on this day in history.
May 13 John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher, dies at 57 on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1996 oJ Simpson appears on British TV discussing his not guilty verdict
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 In the year 1996 rusi Modi, cricketer (736 runs 10 post-war Tests for India), dies
May 18 Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor, dies at 76 in the year 1996.
May 19 Johnny "Guitar" Watson, musician, dies at 61 in the year 1996.
May 19 STS 77 (Endeavour 11), launches into orbit in the year 1996.
May 20 In the year 1996 eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65
May 21 In the year 1996 al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Lash of the West), dies at 78
May 21 Blackout in many areas of Queens NY in the year 1996.
May 22 On this day in history 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 On this day in history fred Norris of the Howard Stern show changes his name legally to Eric
May 24 On this day in history "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released