What Happened on September 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A peace agreement is signed between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front in MalacaƱang Palace.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 31st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $49,200,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Michelle McGann wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
  • Soyuz TM-24, lands

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Reuben, violinist, dies at 69
  • Emily Kngwarreye, artist, dies at 86
  • Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West, dies at 71
  • Ljuba Welitsch, opera singer, dies at 83
  • Otto Luening, composer, dies at 96
  • Paddy Clift, cricketer (Rhod & Leicester all-rounder 1970-88), dies