What Happened on September 1, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 [Coleman], American actress (Shake it Up), singer and dancer, born in Oakland, California

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, 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