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Julian calendar 2041
Korean calendar 4329
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1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year that started on a Monday. In the Gregorian calendar, it was the 1996th year of the Common Era or of Anno Domini; the 996th year of the 2nd millennium; the 96th year of the 20th century; and the 7th of the 1990s. The year 1996 was designated the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.



  • January 1 – King Fahd of Saudi Arabia temporarily gives power to Crown Prince Abdullah, his legal successor, due to illness.
  • January 3Motorola introduces the Motorola StarTAC Wearable Cellular Telephone, the world's smallest and lightest mobile phone at that time.
  • January 4Hosni Mubarak, the president of Egypt, appoints a new government in response to accusations of corruption in the parliamentary elections in late 1995.
  • January 5Hamas operative Yahya Ayyash is assassinated by an Israeli Shabak-planted, bomb-laden cell phone.
  • January 7 – One of the worst blizzards in American history hits the eastern states, killing more than 150 people. Philadelphia, PA receives a record 30.7 inches (78 cm) of snowfall, New York City's public schools close for the first time in 18 years and the federal government in Washington, D.C. is closed for days.
  • January 8 – A Zairean cargo plane crashes into a crowded market in the center of the capital Kinshasa, killing 300.
  • January 9 – Art forger Eric Hebborn is assassinated in Rome, Italy.
  • January 9January 20 – Serious fighting breaks out between Russian soldiers and rebel fighters in Chechnya.
  • January 11Ryutaro Hashimoto, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, becomes Prime Minister of Japan.
  • January 13 – Italy's prime minister, Lamberto Dini, resigns after the failure of all-party talks to confirm him. New talks are initiated by president Oscar Luigi Scalfaro to form a new government.
  • January 14Jorge Sampaio is elected president of Portugal.
  • January 16 – President of Sierra Leone Valentine Strasser is deposed by the chief of defence, Julius Maada Bio. Bio promises to restore power following elections scheduled for February.
  • January 19
    • The North Cape Oil Spill occurs as an engine fire forces the tugboat Scandia ashore on Moonstone Beach in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. The North Cape Barge is pulled along with it and leaks 820,000 gallons of home heating oil.
    • An Indonesian ferry sinks off the northern tip of Sumatra, drowning more than 100 people.
  • January 20Yasser Arafat is re-elected president of the Palestinian Authority.

Yasser Arafat

  • January 22Andreas Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece, resigns due to health problems; a new government forms under Costas Simitis.
  • January 24 – Polish Premier Józef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow. He is replaced by Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz.
  • January 26Whitewater scandal: U.S. First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies before a grand jury.
  • January 27 – Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.
  • January 29
    • President Jacques Chirac announces a "definitive end" to French nuclear testing.
    • Fire destroys La Fenice, Venice's opera house.
    • Imia-Kardak crisis: A Greek flag is hoisted on a small rocky island named Imia (Greek) / Kardak (Turkish).
  • January 30Irish National Liberation Army leader Gino Gallagher is killed in an internal feud.
  • January 30February 5Sarah Balabagan is caned in the United Arab Emirates.
  • January 31
    • Central Bank bombing: an explosives-filled truck rams into the gates of the Central Bank in Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing at least 86 and injuring 1,400.
    • An explosion in Shaoyang, China kills 122 and injures over 400 when 10 tons of dynamite in an illegal explosives warehouse underneath an apartment building detonate.


  • February 4 – An earthquake near Lijiang in southwest China, measuring up to 7 on the Richter scale, kills at least 240 people, injures more than 14,000 and makes hundreds of thousands homeless.
  • February 6Birgenair Flight 301, on an unauthorised charter flight from the Caribbean to Germany, crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the Dominican Republic, killing all 189 passengers and crew.
  • February 7René Préval succeeds Jean-Bertrand Aristide as president of Haiti, in the first peaceful handover of power since the nation achieved independence.
  • February 8 – An IRA ceasefire ends with a half-tonne bomb in London's Canary Wharf District, killing 2 and causing over £85 million worth of damage.
  • February 9 – The element Copernicium is discovered.
  • February 10
    • Chess computer "Deep Blue" defeats world chess champion Garry Kasparov for the first time.
    • Bosnian Serbs break off contact with the Bosnian government and with representatives of Ifor, the NATO localised force, in reaction to the arrest of several Bosnian Serb war criminals.
  • February 14 – Violent clashes erupt between Filipino soldiers and Vietnamese boat people, as the Philippines government attempts to forcibly repatriate hundreds of Vietnamese asylum seekers.
  • February 15
    • In south-west Wales, the oil tanker Sea Empress runs aground, spilling 73,000 tonnes of crude oil, killing many birds.
    • The U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece comes under mortar fire.
    • A Long March 3 rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China crashes into a rural village after liftoff, killing as many as 50.
    • Begum Khaleda Zia is reelected as prime minister of Bangladesh. The country's second democratic election is marred by low voter turnout, due to several boycotts and pre-election violence, which result in at least 13 deaths.
    • The UK government publishes the Scott Report.

Feb.15: Long March rocket, with Intelsat 708 satellite, veers upon launch (images from Cox Commission report for U.S. Congress).

  • February 17
    • In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Garry Kasparov beats "Deep Blue" in a second chess match.
    • In Irian Jaya, an earthquake of magnitude 7.5 and associated tidal waves kills 102 people and causes widespread devastation.
  • February 18 – An IRA briefcase bomb in a bus kills the bomber and injures 9 in the West End of London.
  • February 19 – A wooden ferry capsizes as it enters the port of Cádiz in the Philippines, killing 54 people.
  • February 21King Fahd of Saudi Arabia announces his medical recovery in the national press and assumes power again from his brother, Crown Prince Abdullah.
  • February 24Cuban fighter jets shoot down 2 American aircraft belonging to the Cuban exile group, Brothers to the Rescue. Cuban officials assert that they invaded Cuban airspace.
  • February 25 – Two suicide bombs in Israel kill 25 and injure 80; Hamas claims responsibility.
  • February 27 – Pokemon Green was released in Japan as the first game in the world famous Pokemon series.
  • February 28 – Canadian singer Alanis Morissette wins the top honor, Album of the Year award, at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards. She is the youngest person to ever win this award, a record she held until 2010.
  • February 29
    • In Lumberton, North Carolina, Daniel Green is convicted of the murder of James Jordan, the father of basketball star Michael Jordan.
    • Faucett Flight 251 in route from Lima to Rodriguez Ballon airport crashes into a mountain near Arequipa; all 123 people on board are killed.
    • At least 81 people drown when a boat capsizes 120 kilometres east of Kampala, Uganda.
    • The Bosnian government declares the end of the Siege of Sarajevo.


  • March 1Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraqi forces refuse UNSCOM inspection teams access to 5 sites designated for inspection. The teams enter the sites only after delays of up to 17 hours.
  • March 2
    • Ranabima Royal College is established in Sri Lanka.
    • Australian federal election, 1996 is held. Labor's Paul Keating loses to Liberal leader John Howard
  • March 3José María Aznar, leader of the Popular Party, is elected prime minister of Spain, replacing Felipe González.
  • March 3March 4 – Two more suicide bombs explode in Israel, killing 32. The Yahya Ayyash Units admit responsibility, and Palestinian president Yasser Arafat condemns the killings in a televised address. Israel warns of retaliation.
  • March 6
    • Mesut Yılmaz, of ANAP forms the new government of Turkey (53rd government)
    • A boat carrying market traders capsizes outside Freetown harbour, in Sierra Leone, killing at least 86.
    • Chechen rebels attack the Russian government headquarters in Grozny; 70 Russian soldiers and policemen and 130 Chechen fighters are killed.
  • March 8 – The People's Republic of China begins surface-to-surface missile testing and military exercises off Taiwanese coastal areas. The United States government condemns the act as provocation, and the Taiwanese government warns of retaliation.
  • March 9Jorge Sampaio is the new Portuguese president.
  • March 11John Howard is sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Australia.
  • March 13Dunblane massacre: Unemployed former shopkeeper Thomas Hamilton walks into the Dunblane Primary School in Scotland and opens fire, killing 16 infant school pupils and one teacher before fatally shooting himself.
  • March 14 – An international peace summit is held in Egypt, in response to escalating terrorist attacks in the Middle East.
  • March 16Robert Mugabe is reelected president of Zimbabwe, although only 32 percent of the electorate actually voted.
  • March 17Sri Lanka wins the Cricket World Cup by storming to a famous victory against the tournament favourite Australia.
  • March 18 – The Ozone Disco Club fire in Quezon City, Philippines kills 163.
  • March 20 – The British Government announces that Bovine spongiform encephalopathy has been likely transmitted to people.
  • March 23 – The Republic of China or Taiwan holds its first direct elections for president; Lee Teng-hui is re-elected.
  • March 24
    • Islamists clash with security forces in Kashmir, killing 11.
    • The devastating Marcopper mining disaster on the island of Marinduque, Philippines takes place.
  • March 25
    • An 81-day long standoff begins between antigovernment Freemen and federal officers in Jordan, Montana.
    • The 68th Academy Awards, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California with Braveheart winning Best Picture.
  • March 26 – The International Monetary Fund approves a $10.2 billion loan to Russia for economic reform.
  • March 28
    • Fire breaks out at the Pasar Anyar shopping centre in Bogor, West Java. The first death toll estimate is 78 until rescuers notice that 68 of them are mannequins.
    • Three British soldiers are found guilty of the manslaughter of Danish tour guide Louise Jensen in Cyprus. Allan Ford, Justin Fowler and Geoffrey Pernell receive life sentences for the September, 1994 rape/murder.


  • April 1
  • April 3
    • A Boeing 737 military jet crashes into a mountain north of Dubrovnik, Croatia. All 35 people on board die, including United States Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown (see 1996 Croatia USAF CT-43 crash).
    • Suspected "Unabomber" Theodore Kaczynski is arrested at his Montana cabin.
    • Massacres of Hutus by Tutsis in Burundi take place, with more than 450 killed in a few days.
  • April 6
    • Fighting breaks out in Monrovia, Liberia, between various rebel factions struggling for power in the country's interrupted civil war. Several foreign nationals leave the nation.
    • Major League Soccer kicks off in front of an overflow crowd of 31,683 packed in Spartan Stadium, to witness the historic first game. San Jose Clash forward Eric Wynalda scores the league's first goal in a 1–0 victory over D.C. United.
    • Turkish authorities begin Operation Hawk, an army offensive against rebels from the Kurdish Worker's Party in southeastern Turkey.
  • April 9
    • In a common statement, the European Union officially recognized the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
  • April 11 – The Israeli government launches Operation Grapes of Wrath, consisting of massive attacks on Lebanon, in retaliation for prior terrorist attacks, and sparking off a violent series of retaliations.
  • April 18
    • Qana Massacre: Over 100 Lebanese civilians are killed after Israel shells the UN compound in Qana.
    • In reaction to the Qana Massacre, an Islamist group in Egypt open fire on a hotel, killing 18 Greek tourists and injuring 17 others.
  • April 21 – A general election in Italy proclaims a new government headed by Romano Prodi and his Olive Tree coalition, replacing Silvio Berlusconi.
  • April 24 – At the urging of Yasser Arafat, the Palestine Liberation Organization drops its clause calling for the removal of Israel. The Israeli government responds by dropping a similar clause concerning the existence of Palestine.
  • April 26 – Regional security treaty signed by the “Shanghai Five”.
  • April 28
    • Port Arthur massacre: Martin Bryant kills 35 people at the Port Arthur, Tasmania tourist site, Australia.
    • A bomb explodes in Bhaiperu, Pakistan, killing more than 60 people.


  • May – Iraq disarmament crisis: UNSCOM supervises the destruction of Al-Hakam, Iraq's main production facility of biological warfare agents.
  • May 4 – A Sudanese Federal Airlines jet crashes on a domestic flight in a severe dust storm, while making an emergency landing 325 kilometres northeast of Khartoum, killing all 53 passengers and crew.
  • May 8 – The Keck II telescope is dedicated in Hawaii.
  • May 9
    • South Africa's National Party pulls out of the 2-year-old coalition government, and the African National Congress assumes full political control.
    • Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni wins a landslide victory in the country's first direct presidential elections, securing 75% of the vote.
  • May 10
    • 1996 Everest disaster: A sudden storm engulfs Mount Everest with several climbing teams high on the mountain, leaving 8 dead. By the end of the month, at least 4 other climbers die in the worst season of fatalities on the mountain to date.
    • The Australian government introduces a nationwide ban on the private possession of both automatic and semi-automatic rifles, in response to the Port Arthur massacre.
    • Vietnamese boat people in Hong Kong, facing forced repatriation due to their classification as economic migrants rather than refugees, stage a protest at the Whitehead Detention Centre.
  • May 11 – After takeoff from Miami, Florida, a fire started by improperly handled oxygen canisters in the cargo hold of Atlanta-bound ValuJet Flight 592, causes the Douglas DC-9 to crash in the Florida Everglades, killing all 110 on board.
  • May 13 – Severe thunderstorms and a tornado in Bangladesh kill 600.
  • May 15 – Nine hostages held by the Free Papua Organization in Irian Jaya are rescued after an operation by the Indonesian military; 2 other hostages are later found dead.
  • May 1728Atal Bihari Vajpayee, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, is elected the new prime minister of India, replacing P. V. Narasimha Rao of the Indian National Congress. However, the party does not receive an overall majority and Vajpayee resigns 13 days later rather than face a no confidence vote, and is replaced by the United Front, led Deve Gowda.
  • May 18 – The X Prize Foundation launches the $10 million Ansari X Prize, which is won in 2004, by Burt Rutan's SpaceShipOne.
  • May 20Gay rightsRomer v. Evans: The Supreme Court of the United States rules against a law that prevents any city, town or county in the state of Colorado from taking any legislative, executive, or judicial action to protect the rights of homosexuals.
  • May 21
    • The MV Bukoba sinks in Tanzanian waters in Lake Victoria, killing nearly 1,000 in one of Africa's worst maritime disasters.
    • The Trappist Martyrs of Atlas are executed.
  • May 23
    • Swede Göran Kropp reaches the Mount Everest summit alone without oxygen, after having bicycled there from Sweden.
    • Members of the Armed Islamic Group in Algeria kill 7 French Trappist monks, after talks with French government concerning the imprisonment of several GIA sympathisers break down.
  • May 27First Chechnya War: Russian President Boris Yeltsin meets with Chechnyan rebels for the first time and negotiates a cease-fire in the war.
  • May 28Albania's general election of May 26 is declared unfair by international monitors, and the ruling Democratic Party under President Sali Berisha is charged by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe with rigging the elections. Several hundred protestors gather in Tirana to demonstrate against the election result.
  • May 30
    • The Likud Party, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, wins a narrow victory in the Israeli general election.
    • The Hoover Institution releases an optimistic report that global warming will probably reduce mortality in the United States and provide Americans with valuable benefits.[1]
  • May 31FIFA decides to give the FIFA World Cup 2002, the first World Cup in Asia, to Japan and South Korea, becoming the first World Cup with co-host countries in the history of the event.


  • June – Iraq disarmament crisis: As Iraq continues to refuse inspectors access to a number of sites, the U.S. fails in its attempt to build support for military action against Iraq in the UN Security Council.
  • June 1June 3 – The Czech Republic's first general election ends inconclusively. Prime Minister Václav Klaus and his incumbent Civic Democratic Party emerge as the winners, but are unable to form a majority government. President Václav Havel refuses to invite Klaus to form a coalition.
  • June 4 – The space rocket Ariane 5 explodes 40 seconds after takeoff in French Guiana. The project costs European governments 7.5 billion US dollars over 11 years.
  • June 6Leighton W. Smith, Jr. resigns as NATO commander in the face of increasing criticism.
  • June 7 – An IRA gang kills Detective Garda Jerry McCabe during a botched armed robbery in Adare, County Limerick.
  • June 8
    • The 10th European Football Championship (UEFA Euro 96) begins in England.
    • Steffi Graf defeats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario in the longest ever women's final at the French Open, to win her 19th Grand Slam title.
  • June 10 – Peace talks begin in Northern Ireland without Sinn Féin.
  • June 11
    • An explosion in a São Paulo suburban shopping centre kills 44 and injures more than 100.
    • A peace convoy carrying Chechen separatist leaders and international diplomats is targeted by a series of remotely controlled land mines; 8 are killed.
  • June 12 – In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a panel of federal judges blocks a law against indecency on the internet. The panel says that the 1996 Communications Decency Act would infringe upon the free speech rights of adults.
  • June 13 – An 81-day standoff between the Montana Freemen and FBI agents ends with their surrender in Montana.
  • June 15 – In Manchester, UK, a massive IRA bomb injures over 200 people and devastates a large part of the city centre.
  • June 19Boris Yeltsin emerges as the winner in Russia's first round of presidential elections.
  • June 20 – Thousands of Megawati Sukarnoputri supporters clash with police in Jakarta.
  • June 23
    • The Nintendo 64 video game system is released in Japan.
    • Archbishop Desmond Tutu is given an official farewell at his retirement service.
  • June 25 – The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.
  • June 26 – Journalist Veronica Guerin is shot and killed in her car just outside Dublin.
  • June 28 – A new government is formed in Turkey, with Necmettin Erbakan of Refah Partisi becoming prime minister of the coalition government, and deputy and foreign minister Tansu Çiller of the True Path Party succeeding him after two years.
  • June 29
    • The Prince's Trust concert is held in Hyde Park, London, and is attended by 150,000 people. The Who headlines the event in their first performance since 1989.
    • An explosion in a firecrackers factory in Sichuan Province, China kills at least 36 people and injures another 52.
  • June 30
    • Costas Simitis is elected President of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement of Greece.
    • Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić reliquishes power to his deputy, Biljana Plavšić.
    • Germany defeats the Czech Republic 2-1 after extra time in the final of the European Championships.


  • July
    • Iraq disarmament crisis: U.N. Inspector Scott Ritter attempts to conduct surprise inspections on the Republican Guard facility at the airport, but is blocked by Iraqi officials.
    • The Prague Manifesto declares the principles of the Esperanto movement.
    • Confrontations occur in Northern Ireland between police and Orange Order protestors at Drumcree Church (see Drumcree conflict).
  • July 1 – The Northern Territory in Australia legalises voluntary euthanasia.
  • July 2Lyle and Erik Menendez are sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • July 3Boris Yeltsin is reelected as President of Russia after the second round of elections.
  • July 5Dolly the sheep, the first mammal to be successfully cloned from an adult cell, is born at the Roslin Institute in Midlothian, Scotland.
  • July 8Martina Hingis becomes the youngest person in history (age 15 years and 282 days) to win at Wimbledon in the Ladies' Doubles event.
  • July 11 – Arrest warrants are issued for Bosnian Serb war criminals Radovan Karadžić and Ratko Mladić by the Russell Tribunal in The Hague.
  • July 12Hurricane Bertha: made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 2 storm, causing $270 million in damage to the United States and its possessions and many indirect deaths.
  • July 13 – A Republican Sinn Féin bomb explodes outside of a hotel in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, disrupting a wedding reception and injuring 17 people.
  • July 16 – An outbreak of E. coli food poisoning in Japan reaches 6,000 fatalities, after a group of school children who have eaten contaminated lunches die.
  • July 17
    • Community of Portuguese Language Countries (Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa) constituted.
    • Paris and Rome-bound TWA Flight 800 (Boeing 747) explodes off the coast of Long Island, New York, killing all 230 on board.
    • Joe Klein admits that he is "Anonymous", the author of Primary Colors.
  • July 18 – Howard Hughes is sentenced to life imprisonment at Chester Crown Court for the rape and murder of 7-year-old Sophie Hook at Llandudno 12 months previously. The trial judge recommends that Hughes, 31, should never be released.
  • July 19
    • An F3 tornado 5.5 miles (8.9 km) away from the Westminster, Maryland city center injures 3 people and causes $5 million in damages.[2]
    • The 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, begin.
    • Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadžić resigns from public office in Republika Srpska after being indicted for war crimes.
  • July 21 – The Saguenay Flood, one of Canada's most costly natural disasters, is caused by flooding on the Saguenay River in Quebec.
  • July 24 – The Dehiwala train bombing kills 56 commuters outside Colombo.
  • July 25 – The Tutsi-led Burundian army performs a coup and reinstalls previous president Pierre Buyoya, ousting current president Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.
  • July 27 – The Centennial Olympic Park bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics kills 1 and injures 111.
  • July 29 – The child protection portion of the Communications Decency Act (1996) is struck down as too broad by a U.S. federal court.


The electron microscope revealed chain structures in meteorite fragment ALH84001.

  • August 1
    • Sarah Balabagan returns to the Philippines.
    • A pro-democracy demonstration supporting Megawati Sukarnoputri in Indonesia is broken up by riot police.
  • August 4 – The 1996 Summer Olympics conclude.
  • August 6
    • NASA announces that the Allan Hills 84001 meteorite, thought to originate from Mars, may contain evidence of primitive life-forms.
    • The Australian census is conducted.
    • The American punk rock band The Ramones play their last show.
  • August 7 – Heavy rains kill more than 80 campers near Huesca, Spain.
  • August 9Boris Yeltsin is sworn in at the Kremlin for a second term as President of Russia.
  • August 11 – The British rock band Oasis plays the biggest free-standing concert in UK history at Knebworth, Hertfordshire.
  • August 13 – Data sent back by the Galileo space probe indicates there may be water on one of Jupiter's moons.
  • August 14 – A rocket ignited during a fireworks display in Arequipa, Peru knocks down a high-tension power cable into a dense crowd, electrocuting 35 people.
  • August 15Bob Dole is nominated for President of the United States, and Jack Kemp for Vice President, at the Republican National Convention in San Diego, California.
  • August 16Brookfield Zoo, Chicago, Illinois. After a three year old boy falls into the 20-foot (6.1 m) deep gorilla enclosure, Binti Jua, a female silverback gorilla sits with the injured boy until his rescue. Video of the ape's actions make her world famous.
  • August 16 – After having spent 378 days in Taliban prison, the crew of Russian Il-76TD managed to overpower their guards, board their aircraft and fly to freedom (see: 1995 Airstan incident).
  • August 18 The San Jose Mercury News publishes Gary Webb's three-part series on the Reagan CIA's role in crack cocaine importation to fund the Contras.[3]
  • August 20 – A thousands-large protest in Seoul, calling for reunification with North Korea, is broken up by riot police.
  • August 21 – Former president of South Africa, F. W. de Klerk, makes an official policy for crimes committed under Apartheid to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Cape Town.
  • August 23Osama bin Laden writes "The Declaration of Jihad on the Americans Occupying the Country of the Two Sacred Places," a call for the removal of American military forces from Saudi Arabia.
  • August 26
    • Chun Doo-hwan is sentenced to death, after being found guilty of mutiny and treason.
    • Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law.
    • Iraqi expatriates seeking refuge hijack a Sudanese airliner en route from Khartoum to Amman.
  • August 28 – Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince and Princess of Wales, are formally divorced at the High Court of Justice in London. Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales is restyled Diana, Princess of Wales.
  • August 29
    • U.S. President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore are renominated at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
    • A Russian Tupolev 154 jetliner crashes into a mountain as it approaches the airport at Spitsbergen, Norway, killing all 141 people on board.
  • August 30 – Attempted raising of a 15-tonne section of the RMS Titanic failed as 1,700 spectators, including survivors of the wreck watched.
  • August 31
    • Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraqi forces launch an offensive into the northern No-Fly Zone and capture Arbil.
    • The Big 12 Conference is inaugurated with a football game between Kansas State University and Texas Tech University in Manhattan, Kansas.


  • September 2 – A permanent peace agreement is signed at the Malacañan Palace between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front.
  • September 3 – The U.S. launches Operation Desert Strike against Iraq in reaction to the attack on Arbil.
  • September 4 – The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia attack a military base in Guaviare, Colombia, starting 3 weeks of guerrilla warfare that will claim the lives of at least 130 Colombians.
  • September 10Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) signed (it will be ratified 180 days after ratification by 44 Annex 2 countries).
  • September 13Alija Izetbegović is elected president of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the country's first election since the Bosnian War.
  • September 16Beast Wars first airs and becomes a milestone in the Transformers franchise through the use of CGI.
  • September 18 – A North Korean Sang-O class submarine runs aground in South Korea. The crew are described as spies by the South Korean government and killed by the South Korean military.
  • September 19 – The scoreboard at Buffalo's $127.5 million dollar HSBC Arena falls to the ice just hours before a National Hockey League game; no one is injured.
  • September 20 – Leader of Pakistani opposition party Pakistan Peoples Party Murtaza Bhutto is killed during a gun battle with police.
  • September 22 – The Panhellenic Socialist Movement under the leadership of Costas Simitis succeeds in the 1996 Greek legislative election.
  • September 24 – U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
  • September 25 – The last of the Magdalene Asylums is closed in Ireland.
  • September 27 – In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city of Kabul, after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah.


  • October 2
    • The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
    • The former prime minister of Bulgaria, Andrei Lukanov, is assassinated.
    • An Aeroperú Boeing 757 crashes into the Pacific Ocean when the instruments fail just after takeoff from Lima Airport, killing all 70 on board.
  • October 6 – The government of New Zealand agrees to pay $130 million dollars worth of compensation for the loss of land suffered by the Māori population between the years of 1844 and 1864.
  • October 15 – Several large strikes begin in various industries across Belgium in protest to the dismissal of the magistrate Jean-Marc Connerotte by the Supreme Court.
  • October 22 – A fire at La Planta prison in southwest Caracas, Venezuela, kills 30 prisoners.
  • October 23 – The O. J. Simpson civil trial begins in Santa Monica, California.
  • October 24 – The Marcopper Mine Disaster occurs dumping toxic copper tailings into the Boac River.
  • October 30 – Fighting erupts when Banyamulenga Tutsis of Laurent Kabila in Zaire seize Uvira and proceed to kill Hutu refugees.
  • October 31 – A Brazilian TAM Fokker airliner crashes into a densely populated area of São Paulo, killing 103.


Bill Clinton

  • November – Iraq disarmament crisis: UNSCOM inspectors uncover buried prohibited missile parts. Iraq refuses to allow UNSCOM teams to remove remnants of missile engines for analysis outside of the country
  • November 5
    • U.S. presidential election, 1996: Democratic incumbent Bill Clinton defeats Republican challenger Bob Dole to win his second term.
    • Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto's government is dismissed by President Farooq Leghari after widespread allegations of corruption.
  • November 7
    • A devastating category 4 Cyclone strikes Andhra Pradesh, India. The storm surge sweeps fishing villages out to sea, over 2,000 people die. 95 percent of the crops are completely destroyed.
    • NASA launches the Mars Global Surveyor.
  • November 8 – All 141 people on board a Nigerian-owned Boeing 727 die when the aircraft crashes into the Atlantic Ocean while approaching Lagos airport.
  • November 12Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 collides in mid-air with Kazakhstan Airlines Il-76 in New Delhi, India, resulting in the loss of 349 lives.
  • November 15State Street in Chicago is re-opened to pedestrian traffic.
  • November 16Mother Teresa receives honorary U.S. citizenship.
  • November 17
    • A bomb explosion in Kaspiysk, Russia, kills 32 people.
    • Emil Constantinescu is elected president of Romania.
  • November 18
    • World-renowned bird expert Tony Silva is sentenced to 7 years in prison without parole, for leading an illegal parrot smuggling ring.
    • Frederick Chiluba is reelected president of Zambia.
  • November 19
    • Martin Bryant is sentenced to 35 consecutive sentences of life imprisonment plus 1035 years without parole for murdering 35 people in a shooting spree in Tasmania earlier this year.
    • Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization (CTBTO) established.
    • STS-80: Space Shuttle Columbia conducts the longest mission of the Space Shuttle program.
  • November 21
    • A propane explosion at the Humberto Vidal shoe store and office building in San Juan, Puerto Rico kills 33.
    • Demonstrators in Zagreb demand the survival of Radio 101.
  • November 23
    • The Republic of Angola officially joins the World Trade Organization, as Angola.
    • Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 is hijacked, then crashes into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Comoros after running out of fuel, killing 125.
  • November 25
    • An ice storm strikes the U.S., killing 26 directly, hundreds more from accidents. A powerful windstorm blasts Florida; winds gust to 90 mph.
    • The U.S. stock market, especially the Dow Jones Industrial Average, gains at an incredibly fast pace following the 1996 Presidential election. It gains 10 days in a row during the month.
    • The APEC Summit opens in the Philippines.
  • November 26 – The Sands Hotel in Las Vegas is imploded to make way for the Venetian Hotel.


  • December 2
    • U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments.
    • Widespread student pro-democracy protests are broken up in Burma.
  • December 5Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan gives a speech in which he suggests that "irrational exuberance" may have "unduly escalated asset values".
  • December 9Jerry Rawlings is reelected president of Ghana.
  • December 11Tung Chee Hwa is appointed to become the new leader of Hong Kong after it reverts to Chinese rule in 1997.
  • December 12Uday Hussein is seriously injured in an assassination attempt.
  • December 13Kofi Annan is elected by the United Nations Security Council the next Secretary-General of the United Nations.
  • December 17 – The Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement takes 72 hostages in the Japanese Embassy in Lima, Peru.
  • December 18 – The loi Carrez, or Carrez law governing property transactions was enacted in France[4]
  • December 20Steve Jobs' company NeXT is bought by Apple Computer, the company co-founded by Jobs.
  • December 26 – The largest strike in South Korean history begins.
  • December 25JonBenét Ramsey, 6, is murdered in the basement of her parents' home in Boulder, Colorado.
  • December 27Taliban forces retake the strategic Bagram Air Base, which solidifies their buffer zone around Kabul.
  • December 29Guatemala and the leaders of the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Union sign a peace accord that ends a 36-year civil war.
  • December 30
    • In the Indian state of Assam, a passenger train is bombed by Bodo separatists, killing 26.
    • Proposed budget cuts by Benjamin Netanyahu spark protests from 250,000 workers, who shut down services across Israel.
  • December 31
    • The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway is merged with the Burlington Northern Railroad to form the BNSF Railway, making it one of the largest railroad mergers in U.S. history.
    • The Hacienda in Las Vegas is imploded to make way for the Mandalay Bay.

Date unknown[]

  • The General Motors EV1, the first production electric car of the modern era is launched and becomes available for lease.
  • The invasive species Asian long-horned beetle is found in New York.


  • January 5Max Baldry, English/Russian actor
  • January 6Kishan Shrikanth, Indian actor and director
  • January 26Tyger Drew-Honey, English actor
  • January 31Joel Courtney, American actor
  • February 7Mai Hagiwara, Japanese singer
  • February 9Jimmy Bennett, American actor
  • February 17Sasha Pieterse, South African/American actress
  • March 1Ye Shiwen, Chinese swimmer
  • March 18Madeline Carroll, American actress
  • March 26Kathryn Bernardo, Filipina actress
  • April 4Austin Mahone, American singer
  • April 14Abigail Breslin, American actress
  • April 21Tavi Gevinson, American fashion blogger
  • April 25Allisyn Ashley Arm, American actress
  • May 3Noah Munck, American actor
  • May 17Ryan Ochoa, American actor
  • June 12Anna Margaret, American singer, songwriter and actress
  • June 13Kodi Smit-McPhee, Australian actor
  • August 1Cymphonique Miller, American actress and singer
  • August 7Liam James, Canadian actor
  • August 10Jacob Latimore, American R&B recording artist & actor
  • September 1Zendaya, American actress & singer
  • September 12Colin Ford, American teen actor and voice actor
  • September 25Jake Pratt, English Actor and Comedian
  • October 15Zelo, Korean singer (B.A.P)
  • November 18Noah Ringer, American actor
  • December 6Stefanie Scott, American actress
  • December 11Hailee Steinfeld, American actress
  • December 29Dylan Minnette, American actor



Arleigh Burke

François Mitterrand

  • January 1Arleigh Burke, U.S Navy Admiral and Chief of Naval Operations (b.1901)
  • January 2Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor (b. 1915)
  • January 5
    • Yahya Ayyash, Palestinian terrorist (b. 1966)
    • Lincoln Kirstein, American writer and impressario (b. 1907)
  • January 8François Mitterrand, President of France (b. 1916)
  • January 9
    • Fearless Nadia, Indian actress and stuntwoman (b. 1908)
    • Sultan Rahi, Pakistani film actor (b. 1938)
  • January 15
    • Les Baxter, American musician and composer (b. 1922)
    • Paramount Chief Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho (b. 1938)
    • Amber Hagerman, American murder victim and namesake for the AMBER alert system (b. 1986)
  • January 17Barbara Jordan, American politician (b. 1936)
  • January 18
    • Leonor Fini, Argentine artist (b. 1908)
    • Endel Puusepp, Soviet Estonian World War II pilot (b. 1909)
    • Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian (Telugu) film actor (b. 1923)
  • January 19Don Simpson, American film producer (b. 1943)
  • January 20Gerry Mulligan, American musician (b. 1927)
  • January 25Jonathan Larson, American composer and playwright (b. 1960)
  • January 26Duke Georg Alexander of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1921)
  • January 28
    • Joseph Brodsky, Russian-born poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1940)
    • Jerry Siegel, American cartoonist (b. 1914)
  • January 31Gustave Solomon, American mathematician and engineer (b. 1930)


Gene Kelly


Edmund Muskie

  • March 2Lyle Talbot, American actor (b. 1902)
  • March 3Marguerite Duras, French author and director (b. 1914)
  • March 4Minnie Pearl, American comedian (b. 1912)
  • March 9George Burns, American actor and singer (b. 1896)
  • March 10Ross Hunter, American film producer (b. 1920)
  • March 11Vince Edwards, American actor (b. 1928)
  • March 13Krzysztof Kieślowski, Polish film director (b. 1941)
  • March 15Olga Rudge, American violinist (b. 1895)
  • March 16Charlie Barnett, American actor (b. 1954)
  • March 17René Clément, French film director (b. 1913)
  • March 18Odysseas Elytis, Greek writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
  • March 19
    • Virginia Henderson, American nurse theorist (b. 1897)
    • Chen Jingrun, Chinese mathematician (b. 1933)
  • March 25John Snagge, British radio personality (b. 1904)
  • March 26
    • Edmund Muskie, American politician (b. 1914)
    • David Packard, American engineer (b. 1912)
  • March 29Frank Daniel, Czech-born writer, director, producer, teacher (b. 1926)
  • March 31Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American musician (b. 1958)


Greer Garson

P. L. Travers

  • April 3
    • Carl Stokes, American politician (b. 1927)
    • Herk Harvey, American film director (b. 1924)
  • April 4
    • Barney Ewell, American athlete (b. 1918)
    • Boone Guyton, American test pilot (b. 1913)
    • Larry LaPrise, American songwriter (b. 1912)
  • April 6
    • John D. Bulkeley, U.S. Navy Vice Admiral, and Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1911)
    • Greer Garson, English actress (b. 1904)
  • April 8
    • George W. Jenkins, American businessman (b. 1907)
    • Ben Johnson, American actor (b. 1918)
  • April 16Leila Mackinlay, British writer (b. 1910)
  • April 16Lucille Bremer, American actress (b. 1917)
  • April 20Christopher Robin Milne, English author and bookseller (b. 1920)
  • April 21Dzhokhar Dudayev, Chechen President (b. 1944)
  • April 22Erma Bombeck, American humorist and writer (b. 1927)
  • April 23P. L. Travers, Australian writer (b. 1899)
  • April 25Saul Bass, American graphic designer (b. 1920)
  • April 26Stirling Silliphant, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1918)


Timothy Leary

  • May 1Luana Patten, American actor (b. 1938)
  • May 3Jack Weston, American actor (b. 1924)
  • May 11
    • Nnamdi Azikiwe, President of Nigeria (b. 1904)
    • Rob Hall, New Zealand mountaineer (b. 1961)
  • May 15Charles B. Fulton, American judge (b. 1910)
  • May 17
    • Kevin Gilbert, American musician, composer, and record producer (b. 1966)
    • Scott Brayton, American race car driver (b. 1959)
  • May 20Jon Pertwee, British actor (b. 1919)
  • May 21
    • Paul Delph, American musician and producer (b. 1957)
    • Lash LaRue, American actor (b. 1917)
  • May 22Seymour H. Knox III, hockey team owner (b. 1926)
  • May 24
    • Jacob Druckman, American composer (b. 1928)
    • Joseph Mitchell, American writer (b. 1908)
    • Enrique Álvarez Félix, Mexican actor (b. 1934)
  • May 25Brad Nowell, American musician (b. 1968)
  • May 29Tamara Toumanova, Russian dancer and actress (b. 1919)
  • May 31Timothy Leary, American writer, psychologist, and advocate of psychedelic drug research and use (b. 1920)


Ella Fitzgerald

  • June 2
    • John Alton, American cinematographer (b. 1901)
    • Ray Combs, American game show host, and comedian (b. 1956)
    • Leon Garfield, English children's author (b. 1921)
  • June 3Peter Glenville, English film director (b. 1913)
  • June 5Vito Scotti, American character actor (b. 1918)
  • June 6
    • Kusuo Kitamura, Japanese Olympic swimmer (b. 1917)
    • George Davis Snell, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1903)
  • June 10
    • Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Austrian painter (b. 1906)
    • Jo Van Fleet, American actress (b. 1914)
  • June 11Brigitte Helm, German actress (b. 1908)
  • June 15Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (b. 1917)
  • June 16Mel Allen, American sportscaster (b. 1913)
  • June 19
    • G. David Schine, American businessman (b. 1927)
    • Hillevi Rombin, Miss Universe 1955 (b. 1933)
  • June 23Andreas Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1919)
  • June 26Veronica Guerin, Irish journalist (b. 1958)
  • June 27Albert R. Broccoli, American film producer (b. 1909)


Claudette Colbert

  • July 1
    • William T. Cahill, America politician (b. 1912)
    • Margaux Hemingway, American fashion model and actress (b. 1955)
  • July 3Raaj Kumar, Indian film actor (b. 1926)
  • July 5Erik Wickberg, Salvation Army general (b. 1904)
  • July 9Eno Raud, Estonian children's writer (b. 1928)
  • July 12
    • John Chancellor, American journalist (b. 1927)
    • Jonathan Melvoin, American musician (b. 1961)
  • July 13Pandro S. Berman, American film producer (b. 1905)
  • July 14Jeff Krosnoff, American race car driver (b. 1964)
  • July 15Dana Hill, American actress (b. 1964)
  • July 16John Panozzo, American drummer (b. 1948)
  • July 20František Plánička, Czech footballer (b. 1904)
  • July 21Herb Edelman, American actor (b. 1933)
  • July 22Jessica Mitford, Anglo-American writer (b. 1917)
  • July 23Aliki Vougiouklaki, Greek actress (b. 1933)
  • July 27Jane Drew, English architect (b. 1911)
  • July 28Roger Tory Peterson, American naturalist and artist (b. 1908)
  • July 29Jason Thirsk, American bass player (b. 1967)
  • July 30Claudette Colbert, American actress (b. 1903)


Tadeus Reichstein

  • August 1Tadeus Reichstein, Polish-born chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1897)
  • August 2Obdulio Varela, Uruguayan footballer (b. 1917)
  • August 8Nevill Francis Mott, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
  • August 11
    • Rafael Kubelík, Czech-born conductor (b. 1914)
    • Vanga, Bulgarian prophet, mystic, clairvoyant and herbalist (b. 1911)
  • August 12Viktor Hambardzumyan, Soviet Armenian scientist (b. 1908)
  • August 13David Tudor, American pianist and composer (b. 1926)
  • August 14Camilla Horn, German actress (b. 1903)
  • August 20Rio Reiser, German rock musician and singer (b. 1950)
  • August 27Greg Morris, American actor (b. 1933)
  • August 31Blaine Johnson, American racecar driver (b. 1962)


Spiro Agnew


Morey Amsterdam


Tiny Tim


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Babrak Karmal

Lew Ayres

Date unknown[]

  • Yusuf Lodhi, Pakistani editor and cartoonist(b. 1938)

Nobel Prizes[]

  • PhysicsDavid M. Lee, Douglas D. Osheroff, Robert C. Richardson
  • ChemistryRobert Curl, Sir Harold Kroto, Richard Smalley
  • MedicinePeter C. Doherty, Rolf M. Zinkernagel
  • LiteratureWisława Szymborska
  • PeaceCarlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta
  • Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred NobelJames Mirrlees, William Vickrey

Templeton Prize[]

  • Bill Bright

Right Livelihood Award[]

  • Herman Daly, The Committee of Soldiers' Mothers of Russia, Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad and George Vithoulkas


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People of the year 1996 at Familypedia

46 people were born in 1996

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Tassilo Baltram (c1996-)Jens Baltram (c1960-)Maria Cristina Pallavicini (1962-)
Joseph John Salvatore Boyce (1996)Daniel John Boyce (1964)Maryann Rose Ferrigno (1967)
Maria Bremske (1996-)Peter Bremske (1956-)Valerie von Hohenzollern (1969-)
Tamás Bánffy de Losoncz (1996)István Bánffy de Losoncz (1962)Aranka Simon (c1965)
Constantino Carrega Bertolini (1996-)Pier Francesco Carrega Bertolini (1955-)Nicoletta Gazzana Priaroggia (c1960-)
Madeline Carroll (1996)
Lewis James Cawte (1996)Jonathan Paul CawteEileen Cawte (1963)
Lourdes Maria Ciccone-Leon (1996)Carlos Leon (1966)Madonna Louise Ciccone (1958)
Charles Crépy (1996-)Edouard Yves Corneille Crépy (1969-)Clothilde d'Orléans (1968-)
Josiah Matthew Duggar (1996)James Robert Duggar (1965)Michelle Annette Ruark (1966)
Anna Christina Eben (1996-)Hans Helmut Eben (1958-)Verana Pfersdorf (1962-)
Mason Gooding (1996)Cuba Michael Gooding (1968)Sara Kapfer (1969)
Michael Jason Gough (1996)Michael J. Gough (1956)Jenna Flowers (1970)
James Alexander Green (1996-)Anthony Andrew Green (1964-)Alison Clare Locking (1966)
James Steven Harrison (1996)Steven John Harrison (1966)Amanda Marie Weedon (1968)
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0 children were born to the 20 women born in 1996

122 people died in 1996

 FatherMotherAge at death
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Audrey Agawa (1915-1996)
Kimberly Alafouzos (1921-1996)Alexander Alafouzos (1899-1956)Gabriella Casas (1896-1958)
Laron Steen Andrus (1904-1996)Randolph Andrus (1862-1934)Matilda Sandberg (1870-1973)
Mark Anthonsson (1919-1996)
Lennox Whiting Baird (1954-1996)James Condie Baird (1927-2010)Evelyn Mae Whiting (1931-2016)
Marion Zena Baker (1908-1996)William Josiah Baker (1875-1957)Lydia Jessie Tracey (1877-1964)
Charlotte Ballantine (1916-1996)Irvine Ballantine (1887-1939)Gerrie Boon (1891-1966)
Anna M. Bangasser (1986-1996)
Cornelis (Kees) Barendregt (1954-1996)Hendrik Jacob (Henk) Barendregt (living)Barbara Davison (1930-2011)
Owen Arthur Justin Bellamy (c1905-1996)James Zadock Bellamy (1862-1947)Catherine Conroy (1869-1954)91
Genya I Benaderet (1929-1996)Alexandre Benaderet (1900-1969)Filipa Duarte (1899-1973)
David Bergman (1934-1996)
Douglas Blackman (1912-1996)Sidney Herbert Blackman (1868-1929)Sarah Anne Knight (1871-1951)
Kevin Blankenburg (1917-1996)Steve Blankenburg (1884-1953)Scarlett Jorgensen (1888-1958)
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2458 people lived in 1996

Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Robert Fuller Abell (1919-2010)Clifford Abell (1875-1965)Jennie Ferne Loshbough (1886-1957)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
Melissa Abicht (1939-2009)Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)Amanda Krieger (1899-1959)
Carter Abiko (1957-2001)Eita Abiko (1920-2000)Aina Fukuzawa (1920-1995)
Elanor Abrahams (1939-2004)
Lisa Abramowicz (1933-2000)Leonard Abramowicz (1910-1980)Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)
Hannah Abs (1930-2006)
Samuel Achs (1919-2014)Morris L. Achs (1890-1958)Etta Schneir (1896-1960)
Amy Lyn Acker (1945-1999)
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Events of the year 1996 at Familypedia

43 people were married in 1996.

 Joined with
Danny Amachi (1965)Melissa Applegate (1969)
Melissa Applegate (1969)Danny Amachi (1965)
James Clint Barlow (1970)Julia Grant (1967)
Irving Barsky (1973)Denise Bort (1972)
Carolyn Jeanne Bessette (1966-1999)John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1960-1999)
Angela Renae Bookout (1970)Mark Richard Chansky (1968)
Denise Bort (1972)Irving Barsky (1973)
David William Donald Cameron (1966)Samantha Gwendoline Sheffield (1971)
Șerban Matei Cantacuzino (1967)Régine Villeneuve (c1968)
David Clayton Carrad (1944-2016)Karen Kristoff (living)+Lynda Lee Johnson (living)+Phuong Bach Truong (living)+Chanthol Soung (living)
Mark Richard Chansky (1968)Angela Renae Bookout (1970)
Rosemary Daclan (1977)Anthony Wilson (1970)
Tünde Fáy (1962)György Ghyczy (1953)
William Henry Gates (1925-2020)Mary Ann Maxwell (1929-1994) + Mary Gardner (1943-)
György Ghyczy (1953)Tünde Fáy (1962)
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There were 0 military battles in 1996.

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