On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1996

Historical Events

  • Storms provoke severe flooding on the Saguenay River, beginning one of Qu├ębec's costliest natural disasters ever
  • The UN approves an Iraqi aid distribution plan, a major step forward in the direction of allowing Iraq to sell oil under Resolution 986

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Fellner, bookseller, dies at 71
1996 Highlights

About July 18, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer