Historical Events in November 1996

  • 2nd "Hughie" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
  • 3rd "It's a Slippery Slope" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
  • 3rd 26th NYC Women's Marathon won by Anuta Catuna of Romania in 2:28:18
  • 3rd 27th NYC Marathon won by Giacomo Leone of Italy in 2:09:54
  • 3rd Mayumi Hirase wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup

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5th Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
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Derek Jeter
  • 6th LA Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 6th "The English Patient" based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje, directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche and Kristen Scott Thomas premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1997)
  • 7th "3 Sisters" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • 7th NFL/Heisman Trophy Winner Mike Rozier, is shot several times
  • 7th Wasim Jaffer gets 314* in 2nd cricket FC game for Mumbai v Saurashtra
  • 9th 8th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 48-21 in Chestnut Hill
  • 10th 46th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
  • 11th Braves' John Smoltz wins NL Cy Young Award
  • 12th Toronto's Pat Hentgen wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 13th "Three Sisters" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • 13th Joel Armengaud discovers 2^1398269 - 1 (35th known Mersenne prime)
  • 13th Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP
  • 14th "Chicago" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC
  • 14th Texas Ranger Juan Gonzalez wins AL MVP
  • 15th "Into the Whirlwind" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 16th "Into the Whirlwind" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 16th 18th ACE Cable Awards: Lifetime wins the Golden CableACE for "Lifetime Applauds: The Fight Against Breast Cancer"
  • 17th "Present Laughter" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • 17th Sam's Town Bowling Invitational
  • 17th Time White and T. Assebework discover the first fossils of 2.5 million year old Australopithecus garhi, an ancestor on the human family tree, in Bouri, Middle Awash, Ethiopia
  • 18th Eappens hire Louise Woodward as nanny, later she's charged with murder
  • 19th "God Said, Ha!," opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • 19th "Sex & Longing" closes at Cort Theater NYC
  • 19th Albert Belle, signs record five-year, $55 million with White Sox
  • 19th Space Shuttle STS 80 (Columbia 21), launches into space
  • 19th The case of the Port Arthur massacre comes to trial.
  • 19th Lt. Gen. Maurice Baril of Canada arrives in Africa to lead a multi-national policing force in Zaire.
  • 19th The 12.9 km Confederation Bridge, joining Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island and Cape Jourimain, New-Brunswick is completed and becomes the longest bridge over ice covered waters in the world
  • 21st "Rehearsal" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 21st A propane explosion at the Humberto Vidal shoe store and office building in San Juan, Puerto Rico kills 33.

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22nd OJ Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him, saying it is "absolutely not true"

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OJ Simpson
  • 23rd Irene Skliva, 18, of Greece, crowned 46th Miss World
  • 23rd The Republic of Angola officially joins the World Trade Organization.
  • 23rd 61st Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 24-23 in Birmingham
  • 24th "Juan Darien - A Carnival Mass" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
  • 24th 84th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Edmonton, 43-37 at Hamilton
  • 24th Karrie Webb wins ITT LPGA Tour Championship
  • 24th Mashonaland defeat Matabeleland to win the Logan Cricket Cup
  • 24th Mohammad Wasim scores 109 on Test Cricket debut, Pakistan v NZ Lahore
  • 24th Rookie Karrie Webb wins LPGA Tour Championship
  • 25th After 24 years, Disneyland Main Street Electrical Parade, ends
  • 26th Baseball owners approve interleague play, 26-4
  • 26th Colbert, Floyd & Irwin win Wendy's Senior 3 Tour Golf Challenge
  • 26th Couples, Davies, Sheehan & Sorenstam win Wendy's Lady's 3 Tour Golf
  • 26th Couples, Love & Stewart win Wendy's Men's 3 Tour Golf Challenge