On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1996

Historical Events

  • Four women ordained priests in Jamaica, 1st in 330-year Anglican history

Famous Deaths

  • KreŇ°imir Fribec, Croatian composer, dies at 88
  • Rina Ketty [Cesarina Picchetto], Italian singer (J'attendrai), dies at 85
  • Ronnie Scott [Schatt], British jazz saxophonist and club-owner, dies at 69
1996 Highlights

About December 23, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • UK #1 Song: 2 Become 1 - Spice Girls