What Happened on June 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Buried Child" closes at Brook Atkinson Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • "Moon Over Buffalo" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • "State Fair" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 118 performances
  • Caroline Frolic (Miss Ontario), crowned Miss Renaissance USA
  • Dottie Pepper wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • UEFA European Championship: Germany defeat Czech Republic 2-1 in London

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet, dies at 76
  • Jef Maes, Belgian composer and violinist, dies at 91
  • Margaux Hemingway, model/actress (Lipstick), commits suicide at 41
  • Michael Parkin, journalist, dies at 74
  • Norman Aldridge, biochemical toxicologist, dies at 76