On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1996

Historical Events

  • Bomb explodes at Atlanta Olympic Park, 1 killed, 110 injured
  • Brazilian pair Jackie Silva and Sandra Pires win inaugural women's beach volleyball gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics
  • David Sales makes 210 on 1st class cricket debut for Northants v Worcs

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan V. Lalić, Serbian poet, dies at 65
  • Jane Beverly Drew, English modernist architect, dies at 85
  • Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London), dies at 71
1996 Highlights

About July 27, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo