On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1996

Famous Birthdays

  • Mabel [McVey], English pop singer-songwriter ("Finders Keepers"), born in Málaga, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Jeffrey Kindersley Quill, Test pilot, dies at 83
  • Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer, dies at 69
  • Solomon Asch, American psychologist (b. 1907)
  • Tōru Takemitsu, Japanese classical music and film score composer (November Steps; Ran), dies of pneumonia while being treated for bladder cancer at 65
  • Walter Charles Marshall, scientist, dies at 63
1996 Highlights

About February 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces