On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • The controversial child protection portion of the Communications Decency Act (1996) is struck down as too broad by a U.S. federal court

Famous Deaths

  • Aruna Asaf Ali, Indian independence activist and politician (first Mayor of Delhi), dies at 88
  • Jason Thirsk, American bassist (Pennywise) (b. 1967)
  • Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (b. 1919)