Historical Events In 1996
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
May 01 Asher Wallfish, journalist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
May 02 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97 in the year 1996.
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 in the year 1996.
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 on this day in history.
May 05 Ai Qing, poet, dies at 86 on this day in history.
May 05 Renette Cruz, Vancouver British Columbia, wins Miss Canadian Universe on this day in history.
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 Albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history comedian Martin Lawrence suffers a nervous breakdown
May 08 On this day in history south Africa's Const Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution
May 10 On this day in history "Twister" premieres
May 10 On this day in history 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 in the year 1996.
May 13 On this day in history john "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher, dies at 57
May 13 OJ Simpson appears on British TV discussing his not guilty verdict in the year 1996.
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 Alicia Machado, 18, of Venezuela crowned 45th Miss Universe in the year 1996.
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 In the year 1996 johnny "Guitar" Watson, musician, dies at 61
May 19 In the year 1996 sTS 77 (Endeavour 11), launches into orbit
May 20 On this day in history eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65
May 21 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Lash of the West), dies at 78 on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1996 blackout in many areas of Queens NY
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 In the year 1996 "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released