June 23, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Archbishop Tutu retires as Archbishop of Cape Town and head of the Anglican Church in South Africa
  • Nintendo 64 goes on sale in Japan

Deaths in History

  • Andreas George Papandreou, PM of Greece (1981-89, 93-96), dies at 76
  • Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
  • Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
  • Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer, dies at 69
  • William Walsh, academic, dies at 80