On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Bill Clinton is re-elected President of the United States, defeating Republican candidate Bob Dole

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer, dies at 62
  • Lars-Ake Nilsson, diplomat, dies at 53
  • Paula Hinton, English ballet dancer, dies at 72