August 1, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Deaths in History

  • Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian physician and international aid worker (b. 1929)
  • Mohamed Farrah Aidid, President (ANS-CUS)/Somalia, dies
  • Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran, dies at 58
  • Tadeusz Reichstein, Polish/Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950), dies at 99