What Happened on September 1, 1996

Historical Events

  • The Carolina Panthers outgun the Atlanta Falcons 29-6 in their first regular season NFL game at Ericsson Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Vinny Testaverde completes 19 from 33 for 254 yards as the Baltimore Ravens beat Oakland Raiders, 17-14 in their NFL debut at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore

Famous Birthdays

Zendaya (27 years old)

American actress (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Euphoria), singer and dancer, born in Oakland, California

Born in 1996

Famous Weddings

  • Presidential daughter Amy Carter (29), the only child of former U.S President Jimmy Carter weds computer consultant Jim Wentzel (28) in Plains, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Daniels, archaeologist, dies at 63
  • George Levy, English antique dealer, heritage campaigner, dies at 69
  • Karl Kehrle, Benedictine monk and beekeeper, dies at 98
  • Vagn Holmboe, Danish neo-classical composer (Sinfonia rustica), dies at 86

About September 1, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls