On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1996

Historical Events

  • Boston guard Dana Barros sinks a 3-point field goal in his 89th straight game, during the Celtics' 113-104 win over Sacramento Kings; NBA record streak ends in next game when he goes 0 from 9
  • Israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners

Sports History

Jimmy Johnson announced as new coach of Miami Dolphins

  • King Hussein of Jordan visits Israel

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Robertus, organic chemist, dies at 88
  • Arthur Sydney Martin, spycatcher, dies at 81
1996 Highlights

About January 10, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

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