June 23, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Archbishop Tutu retires as Archbishop of Cape Town and head of the Anglican Church in South Africa

Anglican Archbishop and Activist Desmond Tutu
Anglican Archbishop and Activist
Desmond Tutu
  • Nintendo 64 goes on sale in Japan

Deaths in History

  • Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
  • Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
  • George Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece (1981-89, 1993-96), dies at 76
  • Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer, dies at 69
  • William Walsh, academic, dies at 80