January 5, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Hamas operative Yahya Ayyash is killed by an Israeli-planted booby-trapped cell phone.
  • Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI v WI at the Gabba

Deaths in History

  • Jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician, dies at 86
  • Lincoln Kirstein, ballet administrator, dies at 88