On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1996

Famous Weddings

  • Actress-model Vendela (30) weds Norwegian politician Olaf Thommessen (30) in Stockholm, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Bahauddin, journalist, dies at 69
  • Emile Noel, international civil servant, dies at 73
  • John Christopherson, English artist and collector, dies at 75
  • Robert Louis Tewdwr Moss, journalist/travel writer, dies at 42
1996 Highlights

About August 24, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo