On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1996

Historical Events

  • Irish Journalist Veronica Guerin is shot in her car while in traffic in the outskirts of Dublin
  • NBA Draft: Georgetown guard Allen Iverson first pick by Philadelphia 76ers

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Kiefer Sutherland (29) weds model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (34)

Famous Deaths

  • Veronica Guerin, Irish crime journalist, murdered by drug lords at 36
1996 Highlights

About June 26, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer