On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1996

Historical Events

Golf Tournament

96th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

Famous Deaths

  • Dai Houying, writer, dies at 58
  • Erskine Childers, Irish writer and United Nations civil servant official, dies at 67
  • Sylvia Fisher, Australian operatic soprano (Albert Herring Opera), dies at 86
1996 Highlights

About August 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

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