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
Born in 1996

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? 27 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • UK #1 Song: Fastlove - George Michael