On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1996

Historical Events

  • First episode of "Third Rock from the Sun" screened on NBC

Famous Deaths

  • Fearless Mary Nadia Wadia, actress, dies at 88
  • Kurt Schmucker, German RFA minister of Economy (1963-66), dies
  • Michael Lynn Synar, politician, dies at 45
1996 Highlights

About January 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn