What Happened on January 23, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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