On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1996

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Comedian Martin Lawrence suffers a nervous breakdown

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Comedian
Martin Lawrence

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76
  • Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP, dies at 87
  • Howard Smith, British diplomat and Director General of MI5, dies at 76
1996 Highlights

About May 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus