On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1996

Historical Events

  • The major South African political parties begin their submission to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)

Famous Deaths

  • Jurriaan Andriessen, Dutch pianist and composer (Berkshire Symphonies; Les Cloches des Clochards), dies at 70
1996 Highlights

About August 19, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo