On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1996

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, English cricketer, dies at 72
  • Gwen Catley, English soprano, dies at 90
  • John Hardbattle, Botswana bushman activist (First People of the Kalahari), dies of cancer at 51
1996 Highlights

About November 12, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio