On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Breakfast on Fox" premieres

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat, dies at 73
  • Victor Ambartsumian, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50), dies at 87
1996 Highlights

About August 12, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls