On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1996

Historical Events

Sports History

New York Yankees' controversial pitcher Dwight Gooden no-hits Seattle Mariners, 2-0 at Yankee Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Garrix, Dutch DJ, born in Amstelveen, Netherlands

Famous Weddings

Antonio Banderas

Actor Antonio Banderas (35) weds actress Melanie Griffith (38) at the Westminster register office in London

Famous Deaths

  • Edward John Gurney, American politician, US senator (1969-74), dies at 82
  • Qazaleh Alizadeh, writer, dies at 48
  • Sritharan Jeganathan, cricketer, 1st Sri Lankan Test player to die
  • Vera Chapman, English writer and Tolkien Society founder, dies at 98
1996 Highlights

About May 14, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus