What Happened on July 1, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Kevan James scores 103 & takes 4 wkts in 4 balls, Hants v Ind
  • NHL Winnipeg Jets officially become the Phoenix Coyotes
  • Placido Domingo becomes art director of Washington Opera
  • WBSI TV replaces WNYC on channel 31 in NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Marks, British actor and comedian (Desert Mice, Scream & Scream Again), dies at 75
  • Margaux Hemingway, American fashion model and actress (Lipstick), commits suicide at 41
  • Richard Michael Fraser, political administrator, dies at 80
  • Steve Tesich, screenwriter/playwright, dies at 53