What Happened on January 7, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Fool Moon", starring Bill Irwin, closes at Ambassador Theater, NYC after 81 performances
  • 16th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000

Musical Finale

Musical featuring works of George and Ira Gershwin "Crazy For You" closes at Shubert Theater, NYC, after 1622 performances, winning 3 Tony Awards


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Famous Birthdays

  • Abbey Speakman, English twin born 19 days after her twin sister

Famous Deaths

  • James Holland, English artist and exhibition organiser, dies at 90
  • Károly Grósz, Hungarian communist politician, dies at 65
  • Robley D. Evans, American nuclear physicist (one of the founders nuclear Medicine), dies at 88
  • Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, English Archaeologist, dies at 93
  • Tarō Okamoto, Japanese avant-garde artist (b. 1911)
1996 Highlights

About January 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

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