What Happened on July 5, 1996

Historical Events

  • Angels score 3 top 1st, Oakland A's respond with 13 bottom 1st, highest-scoring 1st inning by 2 teams in MLB history, A's win 16-8

Famous Birthdays

Dolly the SheepDolly the Sheep (1996-2003)

first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell, born in Scotland

Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Hummert, American radio pioneer and producer of daytime radio serials during the 1930s and 1940s (Just Plain Bill, The Romance of Helen Trent), dies at 91
  • Clyde Wiegand, American physicist ( co-discovered the antiproton), dies at 81
  • Erik Wickberg, 9th Salvation Army general, dies at 91
  • Lorna Young, Scottish promoter of Fairtrade products, dies at 44
1996 Highlights

About July 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • UK #1 Song: Three Lions (The Official Song Of The England Football Team) - Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds