What Happened on July 15, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules carrying the Royal Netherlands Army marching band crashes on landing at Eindhoven Airport.
  • After 2,216 consecutive games at shortstop, Cal Ripkin goes to 3rd
  • MSNBC begins Microsoft internet-NBC TV
  • Southern Mexico hit with 6.5 earthquake

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Prince Charles and Princess Diana sign divorce papers

His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer

Famous Deaths

  • Dana Hill, actress (Vacation), dies at 32