What Happened on October 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Caroline Pierce wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Cleveland Indians strike out 23 Balt Orioles in 12 inn playoff game
  • NY Yankee Bernie Williams switch hits HRs in a post season game

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Elizabeth Pennington, personal assistant, dies at 77
  • Seymour Cray, American inventor (Cray Research, Cray I supercomputer), dies after a car accident at 71