On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Deaths

  • David Shipman, English film historian, dies at 63
  • Erma Bombeck, American humorist (The Grass is Greener over the Septic Tank), dies at 69
  • Harold "Jug" McSpaden, American golfer, course designer (17 PGA Tour wins), dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at 87
  • Hiteswar Saikia, Indian politician and Chief Minister of Assam (1983-85, 1991-96), dies at 61