On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Into the Whirlwind" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 18th ACE Cable Awards: Lifetime wins the Golden CableACE for "Lifetime Applauds: The Fight Against Breast Cancer"

Famous Weddings

  • "What Part of No" country singer Lorrie Morgan (37) weds singer Jon Randall (29) in Nashville

Phil Mickelson

Golf champ Phil Mickelson (26) weds Amy McBride

Famous Deaths

  • George Byatt, Scottish playwright (The Clyde Is Red), dies at 73
  • Jack Popplewell, British composer and playwright (If I Should Fall In Love Again), dies at 87
  • John Reginald Bevins, British Conservative politician, dies at 88
1996 Highlights

About November 16, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio