What Happened on October 26, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Lit de Justice, Storm Song, Jewel Princess, Da Hass, Boston Harbor, Pilsudski, Alphabet Soup at Woodbine

Famous Birthdays

  • Pasaye, twin born 92 days before his brother (Jan 26), born in Palatine, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Scarrott, engineer, dies at 80
  • Hans Walter Kosterliz, biochemist, dies at 93
  • Sylvia Mary Paget Chancellor, philanthropist, dies at 95