Historical Events In 1996
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1996 after 27 years, Betty Rubble debuts as a Flintstone vitamin
Jan 01 Curaçao gains limited form of self rule (Status Aparte) in the year 1996.
Jan 02 On this day in history sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81
Jan 05 Miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement in the year 1996.
Jan 05 Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI vs West Indies at the Gabba in the year 1996.
Jan 05 In the year 1996 the longest US government shutdown ends after 21 days when Congress passes an interim spending measure that allows federal employees to return to work.
Jan 05 Yahya Ayyash, the "Engineer", the elusive mastermind behind a wave of Islamic suicide bombings against Israel, is killed in Gaza, apparently by a booby-trapped mobile phone on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1996 record $65.2 million British lottery won by 3 people (2-3-4-13-42-44)
Jan 07 On this day in history 16th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000
Jan 07 On this day in history keiko the killer whale star from the movie Free Willy retures from performing
Jan 08 Blizzard buries eastern US causing at least 50 deaths in the year 1996.
Jan 08 Fisheries Minister Brian Tobin announces he is quitting federal politics to run for the job of provincial Liberal leader and Premier of Newfoundland, only to return and get a plum government posting in the year 1996.
Jan 08 For first time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in the year 1996.
Jan 10 On this day in history israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
Jan 11 Bloc Quebecois Leader Lucien Bouchard chosen as the 4th President of the Parti Quebecois, and Premier designate of Quebec in the year 1996.
Jan 11 In the year 1996 space Shuttle STS 72 (Endeavour 10), launches into space
Jan 12 On this day in history edmund Happold, engineer, dies at 65
Jan 12 In the year 1996 russian troops arrived in Bosnia on a peace keeping mission with the NATO countries
Jan 15 On this day in history les Baxter, singer/orch leader/composer (Born Again), dies at 73
Jan 16 On this day in history new South Wales Premier Bob Carr announces that the state's next governor will be part-time and Government House to be turned over to public use.
Jan 17 Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman got life in prison and 16 others were also sentenced to jail for plotting to bomb the United Nations in the year 1996.
Jan 18 Leonor Fini, painter, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Jan 18 Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson in NY in the year 1996.
Jan 18 Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of The King Elvis Presley, filed for divorce from Michael Jackson after 20 months of marriage, citing irreconcilable difference on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1996 bernard Baily, comic artist, dies at 79
Jan 19 NHL approves move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix in the year 1996.
Jan 20 Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup in the year 1996.
Jan 20 Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan
Jan 20 Yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history 53th Golden Globes Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, John Travolta
Jan 21 On this day in history karrie Webb wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament
Jan 21 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo
Jan 22 Costas Simitis was chosen to be the new prime minister of Greece. His predecessor, Andreas Papandreou, had stepped down due to ill health on this day in history.