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 Birthdays

  • Tamino [Fouad], Belgian-Egyptian rock and world music singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Amir; Sahal), born in Mortsel, Belgium
Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Axmann, German Nazi leader (head of the Hitler Youth 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
  • Sid Pye, drummer, dies at 55

About October 24, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Say You'll Be There - Spice Girls