What Happened on September 3, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Slowinski & Gage discovers 2^1257787-1 (34th known Mersenne prime)

Famous Deaths

  • John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate, dies at 56
  • Julian Amery, British conservative politician and minister, dies at 77
  • Robert Croften Brown, politician, dies at 75