On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1996

Historical Events

  • 8th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 48-21 in Chestnut Hill

Boxing Title Fight

Evander Holyfield upsets Mike Tyson in 11th-round knockout in Las Vegas to regain WBA heavyweight boxing title; second boxer, after Muhammad Ali, to win a heavyweight title 3 times

Boxer Evander Holyfield
Evander Holyfield
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Famous Birthdays

  • Cheyenne Pyle, California, youngest heart transplant patient (90 mins old)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Lipmann, French watchmaker, dies at 91
  • Roger Makins, diplomat, dies at 92
1996 Highlights

About November 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio