What Happened on December 4, 1996

Historical Events

  • NASA's 1st Mars rover launched from Cape Canaveral
  • Orlando Magic tie NBA record of fewest points scored since inception of 24 second clock losing to Cleveland Cavalier, 84-57
1996 History

Famous Deaths

  • Basil Nield, British judge and politician (Conservative Party), dies at 83
  • Willard Parker, American actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman), dies at 84

About December 4, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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