On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "God Said, Ha!" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 22 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Ed Harding-Another World), dies at 46
  • Marin Sorescu, Romanian poet, playwright and artist (Iona, House under surveillance), dies of a heart attack at 60