On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1996

Wedding Day for 'Diamond Eye' Cats

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians strike out 23 Baltimore Orioles in 12 innings in 4-3 ALDS win at Jacobs Field; Orioles win series, 3-1
  • New York centre fielder Bernie Williams homers from each side of the plate as the Yankees beat Texas, 6-4 to win the AL Division Series, 3 - 1

Famous Deaths

  • Seymour Cray, American inventor (Cray Research, Cray I supercomputer), dies after a car accident at 71
1996 Highlights

About October 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra