On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1996

Famous Birthdays

  • Trevor Jackson, American actor, singer-songwriter (Grown-ish), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Christine Pascal, French actress and director (Smile, Elsa), commits suicide at 43
  • José Toribio Merino, Chilean admiral (one of the principal leaders of the 1973 Chilean coup d'état), dies at 80
1996 Highlights

About August 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo