August 26, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in welfare policy

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Deaths in History

  • Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician, dies at 77
  • Baron Baker, activist, dies at 71
  • Catherine Mary Hall, nurse, dies at 73