What Happened on February 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The Irish Republican Army declares the end of its 18 month ceasefire shortly followed by a large bomb in London's Canary Wharf.
  • WYNY-FM in NYC changes calls to WKTU-FM

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Bennett, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Galland, general (Luftwaffe), dies at 83
  • Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science, dies at 80
  • Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist, dies at 44
  • Charles Henry "Harry" Urwin, trade unionist, dies at 80
  • Gerald Savory, actor playwright/TV producer (3 Weeks), dies at 86
  • Neil Franklin, soccer star, dies at 74