On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Saudi Arabian Flight 763 and Kazakhstan Airlines Flight 1907 collide in midair over Charkhi Dadri in India, killing 349 people, the third-deadliest aviation disaster in history
  • Toronto's Pat Hentgen wins AL Cy Young Award

Famous Deaths

  • Don Kenyon, cricketer, dies at 72
  • Gwen Catley, soprano, dies at 90
  • John Qace Hardbattle, political activist, dies at 51