On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • New York Yankees set record recovering from 0-6 in Baseball World Series game to beat Braves, 8-6 in Game 4 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium; record 7th straight post-season road win

Famous Weddings

  • American caricaturist Al Hirshfeld (93) weds Louise Kerz

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Kelly, British pianist and composer, dies at 67
  • Diana Trilling, writer, dies at 91
  • Lin Onus, Australian Aboriginal artist (Michael and I are just slipping down to the pub for a minute), dies at 47
  • Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor, dies at 68