On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Delicate Balance" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC
  • Chicago Bulls win NBA record 72 games (72-8)
  • Matabeleland beat Mashonaland Country Dist to win Logan Cup
  • PGA Seniors' Championship Men’s Golf, PGA National GC: Hale Irwin beats Japan’s Isao Aoki by 2 strokes for his first of 4 Senior PGA Championships
  • Wayne James scores 99 & 99 & ct 11 stp 2 in Logan Cup Final

Famous Deaths

  • A H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
  • Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), dies at 52
  • Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, sportscaster, LV bookmaker (The NFL Today; fired for racist remarks), dies of a heart attack at 77
  • Robert Hersant, press baron, dies at 76
  • Rodney Meredith Thomas, English architect and painter, dies at 93
  • Zora Arkus-Duntov, engineer, dies at 86
1996 Highlights

About April 21, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus