On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Kansas City Chiefs rout Dallas Cowboys 32-6 in an NFL pre-season exhibition game in Monterrey Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician, dies at 72
  • Bruce Howard Lidington, actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses), dies at 46
  • Frank Marcus, German playwright and critic, dies at 68