On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Rwandan Genocide: Maurice Baril military advisor to the UN Secretary-General and head of the UN Military Division of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations recommends the UN multi-national forces in Zaire stand down

Famous Deaths

  • Faron Young, American country singer and actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone), commits suicide at 64
  • John Duffey, bluegrass musician, dies at 62