On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Love Thy Neighbor" opens at Booth Theater NYC
  • Erik & Lyle Menendez found guilty of killing their parents
  • UK admits humans can catch CJD (Mad Cow Disease)

Famous Birthdays

  • Charley Hull, British golfer (ANA Inspiration 2016 runner-up), born in Kettering, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Ridout, English composer, dies at 61
  • Claude Bourdet, French human rights activist and journalist, dies at 86
  • Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist, dies at 71
1996 Highlights

About March 20, 1996

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

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces