On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97
  • Emile Habibi, Palestinian Israeli writer (The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist), dies at 73
  • Peter John Swales, football club chairman, dies at 63
1996 Highlights

About May 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus