What Happened on April 19, 1996

Historical Events

  • Rangers scores 16 in 8th vs Orioles
  • South Africa defeat Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Edwards, American funk and disco bass player (Chic - "Le Freak"; "Good Times"), dies of pneumonia at 44
  • Norman Oldfield, English cricketer (scored 99 runs in Test for England), dies at 84
  • Peg Ridge, peace campaigner, dies at 72
1996 Highlights

About April 19, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 21 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