On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1996

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rupert Murdoch launches Fox News with Roger Ailes as CEO

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch
Media Mogul
Rupert Murdoch

Famous Birthdays

  • Lewis Capaldi, Scottish singer-songwriter ("Someone You Loved"), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86
1996 Highlights

About October 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra