On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey Finsberg, British politician, dies at 70
  • Joseph Roy George Ralston, pilot, dies at 81
  • Susan Gautier-Smith, British TV producer, dies of heart failure at 33
  • Watkins Shaw, British musicologist, dies at 85
  • William Prince, American actor (Spies Like Us, The Stepford Wives, City in Fear), dies at 83
1996 Highlights

About October 8, 1996

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra