On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Pierre Levy, resistance leader, dies at 85
  • Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), dies at 92
  • Laurens Jan van der Post, South African writer, explorer and conservationist, dies at 90
  • Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher, dies at 86