What Happened on October 3, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Thunderdome in Tampa Bay renamed Tropicana Field

Famous Birthdays

  • Adair Tishler, American child actress

Famous Deaths

  • Denis Frank Owen, Natural historian, dies at 65
  • Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord, dies at 85
  • Thomas ap Rees, British botanist, dies in a cycling accident at 65
  • Tony Parker, oral historian, dies at 73