What Happened on April 15, 1996

Historical Events

Boston Marathon

100th Boston Marathon: Moses Tanui of Kenya takes centenary men's title in 2:09:15.9; 3-peat for Uta Pippig of Germany in women's race in 2:27:12

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Tanev, Bulgarian composer, dies at 67
1996 Highlights

About April 15, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 19 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: Return Of The Mack - Mark Morrison