On This Day

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

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"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 musician (Honky Tonk), dies from 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)
1996 Highlights

About November 13, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio