What Happened on November 3, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "It's a Slippery Slope" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
  • 26th NYC Women's Marathon won by Anuta Catuna of Romania in 2:28:18
  • 27th NYC Marathon won by Giacomo Leone of Italy in 2:09:54
  • Mayumi Hirase wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup

Famous Deaths

  • Abdullah Çatlı, a Turkish nationalist and neofascist activist (b. 1956)
  • Barry George Barrington Porter, politician, dies at 57
  • Heather Swift, local councellor, dies at 79
  • Jean-Bedel Bokassa, dictator of Cent Africa Rep (1967-79), dies at 75
  • Michael Burchill, actor, dies at 65