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
1996 History

Famous Birthdays

Lorde (26 years old)

New Zealand singer (Royals), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Bryan Keith-Lucas, British political scientist, dies at 84
  • Carmell Jones, American bebop jazz and session trumpet player (Bud Shank; Horace Silver), dies of heart failure at 60
  • 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

About November 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 10 months and 22 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