August 17, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Soyuz TM-24, launched into orbit

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (72) weds Grace Marufu (31) at Kutama College in Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe

Deaths in History

  • Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist, dies at 80
  • Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, dies at 68