On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1996

Historical Events

  • Chris Cairns scores 120, 96 balls, 10x4, 9x6 in Test NZ v Zimbabwe
  • The first version of the Java programming language released

Famous Deaths

  • John Mackin, programmer, dies at 36
  • Norman MacCaig, Scottish poet, dies at 85
  • Shirley Carter Burden, patrician, dies at 54
1996 Highlights

About January 23, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius