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 Birthdays

  • Tati Gabrielle, American actress (The 100, Uncharted), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

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

About January 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 1 day
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