What Happened on April 21, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Delicate Balance" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC
  • 57th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Hale Irwin
  • Barb Mucha wins LPGA Chick-fil-A Charity Golf Championship
  • Chicago Bulls win NBA record 72 games (72-8)
  • Matabeleland beat Mashonaland Country Dist to win Logan Cup
  • Wayne James scores 99 & 99 & ct 11 stp 2 in Logan Cup Final

Famous Deaths

  • A H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
  • Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), dies at 52
  • Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder, oddsmaker/sportscaster (CBS), dies at 76
  • Robert Hersant, press baron, dies at 76
  • Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter, dies at 93
  • Zora Arkus-Duntov, engineer, dies at 86