On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1996

Historical Events

  • 1,500 year anniversary of Catholicism in France commemorating the baptism of Clovis I in Rheims

Famous Deaths

  • Jon Benet Ramsey, Colorado child beauty queen, murdered at 6
  • Rupert John, gov-gen of Grenadines (1970-76), dies
1996 Highlights

About December 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn