What Happened on May 12, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Inherit the Wind" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • "Night of the Iguana" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

42nd McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies
  • Yankees losing 8-0 to Chicago White Sox, come back to win 9-8

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist, dies at 84
  • Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman, dies at 35