On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1996

Historical Events

  • "King & I" premieres at Neil Simon Theater in NYC for 781 perform
  • Detroit Red Wings become 2nd NHL team to win 60 games in a season

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Hugh Jackman (27) weds actress Deborra-Lee Furness (41) at St. John's in Toorak, Victoria


Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Wolf, American journalist, dies at 80
  • Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist, dies at 76
  • Jessica Dubroff, American aviator (attempting to become the youngest person to fly a light utility aircraft across the United States), crashed at 7
  • Louis Osman, artist/goldsmith/craftsman, dies at 82
  • Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, French advertising magnate and Founder of Publicis Groupe, dies at 89
1996 Highlights

About April 11, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries