On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1996

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Comedian Martin Lawrence suffers a nervous breakdown

Comedian Martin Lawrence
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? 24 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus