On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1996

Historical Events

  • "3 Sisters" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • Ex-NFL running back and Heisman Trophy winner Mike Rozier, is shot several times in his hometown of Camden, New Jersey; recovers
  • Wasim Jaffer gets 314* in 2nd cricket FC game for Mumbai v Saurashtra

Famous Birthdays


Lorde [Ella Yelich-O'Connor], New Zealand singer (Royals), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Bryan Keith-Lucas, British political scientist, dies at 84
  • Claude Ake, political scientist, dies at 57
  • Jaja Wachuku, Nigerian Lawyer and First Foreign Affairs Minister (b. 1918)
  • Michael Fenton Haddon, mining engineer, dies at 81
1996 Highlights

About November 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio