What Happened on June 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Independence Day" directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum premieres in Westwood, California

Actor Will Smith
Will Smith
  • The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.

Famous Deaths

  • Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
  • Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
  • Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)