What Happened on August 11, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Thousand Clowns," closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 32 performances
  • 78th PGA Championship: Mark Brooks shoots a 277 at Vallhalla GC KY
  • Emilee Klein wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship

Famous Deaths

  • Mel Taylor, drummer, dies at 63
  • Rafael Jeronym Kubelik, conductor, dies at 82
  • Sigmund Koch, psychologist/philosopher, dies at 79