Historical Events for November 1996

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Events 1 - 51 of 51

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
5th - Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of
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
Baseball Player Derek JeterBaseball Player Derek Jeter 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 perfs
16th - "Into the Whirlwind" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 perfs
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.
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ SimpsonNFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson 22nd - OJ Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him, saying it is "absolutely not true"
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

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