On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1996

Historical Events

  • En route to NHL record 62 victories Detroit Red Wings win #61
  • Ottawa Senators eliminate Stanley Cup Champs NJ Devils from playoff

Famous Deaths

  • Denis Sargan, British econometrician, dies at 71
  • George Mackay Brown, Scottish poet, dies at 74
  • James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke, Irish-American gangster, dies at 64
  • Vjekoslav Kaleb, Croatian writer (Splendor of the Fabric), dies at 90
1996 Highlights

About April 13, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Because You Loved Me (From "Up Close & Personal") - Celine Dion
  • UK #1 Song: Firestarter - The Prodigy