On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1996

Historical Events

  • Bruce Seldon TKOs Tony Tucker in 7 to win vacated WBA boxing title

Famous Deaths

  • Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner, dies at 80
  • Ben Johnson, American actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), dies of heart attack at 77
  • Charles Donald Adams, singer, dies at 67
  • Fried Walter [Schmidt], German light music and operetta composer, dies at 86
1996 Highlights

About April 8, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries