On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1996

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela divorces Nelson Mandela after 38 years of marriage

Anti-Apartheid Activist and Politician Winnie Mandela
Anti-Apartheid Activist and Politician
Winnie Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Headington, English composer, musicologist and pianist, dies at 65
  • Frank Wigglesworth, American composer (The Willowdale Handcar), dies at 78
  • William Hutchinson Murray, Scottish mountaineer and author, dies at 83
1996 Highlights

About March 19, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces