What Happened on October 12, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Deaths

  • David Gilroy Bevan, British politician, dies at 86
  • Jack Robertson, cricketer (Midsex & Eng open bat 11 Tests), dies at 79
  • Pavel Alexandrovich Solovyov, aero-engine designer, dies at 79
  • RenĂ© Lacoste, French tennis player (7 Grand Slam titles, Lacoste clothing), dies of heart failure at 92
  • Trevor Illtyd williams, scientific writer, dies at 75
  • Vernon Elliott, British composer and bassoonist, dies at 84