On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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Horror film classic "Scream", starring Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox, is released


Famous Birthdays

  • Hannah Green, Australian golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 2019), born in Perth, Western Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Amata Kabua, President of Marshall Islands (1979-96), dies
  • Carl Sagan, American scientist, astronomer, author, (Contact), dies at 62
  • Roger Peacock, English writer (Thursday is missing, dies at 76