What Happened on November 23, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 61st Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 24-23 in Birmingham
  • Irene Skliva, 18, of Greece, crowned 46th Miss World
  • The Republic of Angola officially joins the World Trade Organization.

Famous Weddings

  • Actor and comedian Chris Rock (31) weds founder and executive director of StyleWorks Malaak Compton

Famous Deaths

  • Art Porter, saxophonist, dies at 35
  • George Nicholas, cartoon animator, dies at 85
  • Mohamed Amin, cameraman, dies at 53
  • Ralph Tubbs, architect, dies at 84
  • Sayed Idries Shah, thinker, dies at 72