On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1996

Historical Events

  • Brunswick World Tournament of Champions won by Dave D'Entremont

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Robin Wright (30) weds actor Sean Penn (35) in Santa Monica, California

Actress Robin Wright
Robin Wright
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn
  • Romanian gymnast and 5-time Olympic gold medalist Nadia Com─âneci (35) weds American gymnast Bart Conner (38) in Bucharest, Romania
  • Soap opera actor Lorenzo Lamas (38) weds Playboy model and actress Shauna Sand (24) in Rockland County, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Sterndale-Bennett, British actress (Brighton Rock, Those Fantastic Flying Fools), dies at 82
  • William Egan Colby, C.I.A. director, dies at 76
1996 Highlights

About April 27, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus