What Happened on February 7, 1996

Famous Birthdays

  • Mai Hagiwara, Japanese singer and actress, born in Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • George Trevelyan, British educational pioneer and a founding father of the New Age movement, dies at 89
  • Isian Kehinde I K Dairo, musician/academic, dies at 65
  • Lydia Chukovskaya, Soviet writer and dissident (Andrei Sakharov Prize for Writer's Civic Courage), dies at 88
  • Phillip Davidson, US Army general (b. 1915)
  • Tiny Winters [Frederick Gittens], English jazz bassist and singer, dies at 87
1996 Highlights

About February 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Spaceman - Babylon Zoo