What Happened on January 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 46th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at Fleet Center Boston
  • Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan
  • WPAT FM NYC radio station switches to English-Spanish format

Famous Deaths

  • Buster Benton, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 63
  • David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick, dies at 61
  • Ellis Hillman, politician, dies at 68
  • Gerald Joseph Mulligan, baritone saxophonist/composer, dies at 68
  • Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent, dies at 83
  • Peter Stadlen, pianist/critic, dies at 85
  • Sidney Korshak, lawyer, dies at 87