On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1996

Historical Events

  • Heidi Fleiss scheduled to begin her 7 year jail sentence

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rapper Tupac Shakur sentenced to up to 4 1/2 years in prison for sexual assault conviction

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur

Famous Deaths

  • Guy Madison [Robert Moseley], American actor (Wild Bill Hickok), dies of emphysema at 74
  • Ronald Fletcher, British broadcaster (Barbara with Braden, Bomber Harris), dies at 85
  • Rosemary Tsay, drama critic/SOE operator, dies at 76
1996 Highlights

About February 6, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius