On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1996

Historical Events

CarDaytona 500

38th Daytona 500: Dale Jarrett wins his 2nd Great American race ahead of Dale Earnhardt and Ken Schrader

Auto Racer Dale Earnhardt
Auto Racer
Dale Earnhardt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

First ODI for Kenya national cricket team in Cricket World Cup v India: Sachin Tendulkar scores 127*

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Daley, writer, dies at 48
  • Jack Thieuloy, French writer, dies at 64
  • Nicholas Beriozoff, ballet master, dies at 89
  • Richard Leslie Hill, historian, dies at 94
1996 Highlights

About February 18, 1996

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

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius