On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1996

Historical Events

  • Hasan Raza makes Test Cricket debut for Pakistan age 14 yrs 238 days
  • Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Axmann, German Nazi leader, head of the Hitler Youth in (1940-45), dies at 83
  • Bruce Matthews, Australian newspaper executive who worked for Rupert Murdoch, dies at 71 [1]
  • Eugene Polyakov, Russian balletmaster (Paris Opera Ballet), dies at 53
  • Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, British politician and diplomat, dies at 96
  • Roderick Barclay, diplomat, dies at 87
  • Sid Pye, drummer, dies at 55
1996 Highlights

About October 24, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio