On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1996

Historical Events

  • Braves blow out St Louis, 14-0 in an NLCS game
  • Dow Jones closes over 6,000 for 1st time (6,010)
  • Packer Chris Jacke kicks longest field goal to end overtime (53 yds)

Famous Birthdays

  • Lourdes Leon, American actress, director and Madonna's daughter, born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Laura La Plante, American actress (Show Boat, Scandal) known for her work in the silent film era, dies at 91
  • William John Raff Hooper, British cartoonist (Percy Prune), dies at 80
1996 Highlights

About October 14, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra