What Happened on February 15, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 46th Berlin International Film Festival: "Sense and Sensibility" wins the Golden Bear

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American boxer Tommy Morrison announces he has contracted HIV

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Bill Belichick is fired by the Cleveland Browns, finishing his Cleveland coaching career with a record of 36-44

NFL Coach Bill Belichick
NFL Coach
Bill Belichick
  • Mortar attack on the US Embassy in Athens, Greece.

Famous Weddings

  • Chinese actress Gong Li (30) weds Singapore-born businessman Ooi Hoe Seong (46) at Singapore's Registry of Marriages

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno Ferenc Straub, Hungarian statesman, dies
  • Margaret Courtenay, Welsh actress, singer and entertainer (Royal Flash, Duet for One), dies of cancer at 72
  • McLean Stevenson, American actor (M*A*S*H, Hello Larry), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Oscar Abrams, community organiser, dies at 58
  • Tommy Rettig, American actor (Jeff's Collie, Lassie), dies of a heart attack at 54