On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 25th Fiesta Bowl: #1 Nebraska beats #2 Florida, 62-24
  • The US deploys troops in Northern Bosnia with the intention of maintaining order and peace between Bosnian Serbs and Muslims

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor, dies at 80
  • Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81
  • Thornton Page, astrophysicist, dies at 82