On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1996

Historical Events

  • 50 people die and many more injured in a suicide bombing in Sri Lanka by separatist Tamil Tigers

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Solomon, mathematician, dies at 65
1996 Highlights

About January 31, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius