Today in History for 23rd February 1996

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- "Trainspotting" directed by Danny Boyle based on the book by Irvine Welsh, starring Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle and Jonny Lee Miller opens in cinemas in the UK and Ireland
- Mark Waugh scores 130 in World Cup vs Kenya, 207 w/brother Steve
- Rajindra Dhanraj takes 9-97 for Trinidad against Leeward Islands

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- Freddie Stocks, cricket (cent on debut & wkt on 1st ball, Notts), dies
- George Alan Dawson, jazz drummer/teacher, dies at 66
- Joseph Walker Barr, banker/politician, dies at 78

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