What Happened on November 13, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Three Sisters" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • Joel Armengaud discovers 2^1398269 - 1 (35th known Mersenne prime)
  • Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP
1996 History

Famous Weddings

Daniel Day-Lewis

"A Room With A View" actor Daniel Day-Lewis (39) weds "Personal Velocity: Three Portraits" screenwriter Rebecca Miller (34) in Vermont

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Doggett, American jazz and blues Hammond B-3 organist ("Honky Tonk"; "Funky Whistler"), pianist and arranger (The Inkspots; Ella Fitzgerald), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Kenneth Watkins, British woodland conservationist and founder (The Woodland Trust), dies at 86
  • Swami Rama, Himalayan yoga master (b. 1925)

About November 13, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: No Diggity - BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
  • UK #1 Song: What Becomes of the Brokenhearted/Saturday Night At The Movies/You'll Never Walk Alone - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn