June 8, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Dean Jones takes career-best 5-112 for Derbyshire v Hampshire
  • Lloyd & Titchard complete 358 stand for 4th wkt Lancs v Essex
  • Panama becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • PBA National Championship Won by Butch Soper
  • Revival of the legendary procession of Lady Godiva (Godgifu) naked through Coventry, England

Deaths in History

  • Percy Edwards, animal imitator, dies at 88
  • Phyllis Stedman, politician, dies at 79