What Happened on August 22, 1996

Historical Events

  • ANC makes its first submission to Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)

Famous Deaths

  • David Donaldson, Painter and Limner to Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland, dies at 80
  • Mareo Ishiketa, Japanese composer, dies at 79
  • Robin Lorimer, Scottish publisher (New Testament from Greek into Scots), dies at 77
  • William James Millar Mackenzie, Scottish political scientist, dies at 87
1996 Highlights

About August 22, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 5 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