What Happened on July 3, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • UK House of Commons announces that the Stone of Scone, aka the Stone of Destiny, used in the coronation of Scottish (and subsequently English and British monarchs), will be returned to Scotland after 700 years in Westminster Abbey

Famous Deaths

  • Raaj Kumar, Hindi actor (Tiranga, Saudagar), dies at 69