On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Dreams & Nightmares" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • "Skylight" closes at Royale Theater NYC after
  • "Taking Sides" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Minatozaki Sana, Japanese singer (Twice), born in Osaka, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Alma Birk, journalist/politician, dies at 77
  • Daniel Mayer, French journalist and resistance fighter, dies at 87
  • Mireille Hartuch, singer/songwriter, dies at 90
  • Oswald SzemerĂ©nyi, Hungarian linguist, dies at 83
  • Peggy (Margaret McCrorie) Herbison, politician, dies at 89
  • Robert Morris, American lawyer, dies at 81
  • William Thomas Pennar Davies, poet author/theologian, dies at 85
1996 Highlights

About December 29, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn