What Happened on November 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

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