What Happened on July 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 110th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: R Krajicek beats M Washington (63 64 63)

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17th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Dave Stockton

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • Joan Pitcock wins LPGA Jamie Farr Kroger Golf Classic

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Nelson Mandela steps down as President of South Africa

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Space Shuttle STS 78 (Columbia 20), lands

Famous Deaths

  • Albrecht Luitpold Michael Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 91