What Happened on April 4, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Inherit the Wind" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Austin TX on KJFK 98.9 FM

Famous Deaths

  • Barney Ewell, American athlete (b. 1918)
  • Carl Burton Stokes, politician, dies at 68
  • David Keylsey, actor/director, dies at 63
  • David Whitton, campaigner, dies at 44
  • Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist, dies at 97
  • Joy Newton, dancer, dies at 82
  • Larry Laprise, songwriter, dies at 83
  • Paul Cooper, American composer, dies at 69
  • Seamas NacNeill, piper, dies at 79