On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1996

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Syracuse NY on WAQX 95.7 FM
  • The Fifteenth Amendment to the Irish Constitution, which removes the prohibition on divorce, is signed into law following a vote the previous year

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (paradigm shift), dies at 73
1996 Highlights

About June 17, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini