What Happened on December 13, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Free agent Roger Clemens signs with Toronto Blue Jays

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • Kofi Annan is elected Secretary-General of the United Nations

Famous Deaths

  • Cao Yu, Chinese dramatist (Peking Man), dies at 86
  • Charles Edwin Molnar, computer pioneer, dies at 61
  • Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster, dies at 76
  • Mae Barnes, singer, dies at 89