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 Birthdays

  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek, English footballer (Chelsea), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Norman MacCaig, Scottish poet, dies at 85
1996 Highlights

About January 23, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 2 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