On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
  • Efua Sutherland, Ghanaian writer (Nyamekye), dies at 71
  • Israel Eldad, Israeli Revisionist Zionist philosopher and member of the pre-state underground group Lehi, dies at 85
  • Mabel Leigh, potter, dies at 80
1996 Highlights

About January 22, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 10 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