On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1996

Historical Events

Film Release

"Rent", starring Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs, opens at Nederlander Theater NYC

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Fresno CA on KFRR 104.1 FM

Famous Deaths

  • David Davis, British radio broadcaster (BBC Children's Hour), dies at 87
  • David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist, dies at 71
  • Siti Hartinah, Second First Lady of Indonesia, wife of President Suharto of Indonesia, dies at 72
  • Tony Hymphris, political activist, dies at 45
1996 Highlights

About April 29, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus