On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1996

Historical Events

  • UK House of Commons announces that the Stone of Scone, aka the Stone of Destiny, used in the coronation of Scottish (and subsequently English and British monarchs), will be returned to Scotland after 700 years in Westminster Abbey

Famous Deaths

  • Pim Jacobs, Dutch jazz pianist, TV host and actor (Gilas), dies at 61
  • Raaj Kumar, Hindi actor (Tiranga, Saudagar), dies at 69
1996 Highlights

About July 3, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer