On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1996

Historical Events

  • Ottawa Senators set an NHL record with 16th consecutive home game without a win (0-15-1) in a 4-2 loss to Detroit at the Palladium; old record (15) shared by 1928 Black Hawks & 1939 Canadiens

Famous Deaths

  • Jonathan Larson, American composer (Rent), dies of an aortic aneurysm at 35
  • Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director, dies at 68
1996 Highlights

About January 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius