On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1996

Historical Events

  • British Open Women's Golf, Woburn, Duke's Course: Emilee Klein wins by 7 strokes ahead of fellow Americans Amy Alcott and Penny Hammel
  • Record 6,654 tap at Macy's Tap-o-mania in NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey Dearmer, poet, dies at 103
  • Hugo Gabriel Gryn, British Reform rabbi, dies at 66
1996 Highlights

About August 18, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo