On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Jack-Night on Town with J Barrymore" closes at Belasco after 12 performances
  • Renette Cruz, Vancouver, wins Miss Canadian Universe

Famous Deaths

  • Ai Qing, Chinese poet, dies at 86
  • Beryl Burton, cyclist, dies at 58
1996 Highlights

About May 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus