On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Lin Yun, Chinese actress (The Mermaid), born in Huzhou, China

Famous Weddings

  • Singer Judy Collins (57) weds industrial designer Louis Nelson (59) at Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Lucille Bremer, American actress and dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis, Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 79
  • Madeleine Bourdouxhe, Belgian writer, dies at 89
  • Raymond Hill, American tenor saxophonist (Kings of Rhythm), dies at 62
  • Stavros Niarchos, Greek shipping magnate (Those Fabulous Greeks), dies at 86
  • Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuban filmmaker (Muerte de un burócrata), dies at 67