On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Union Pacific Railroad purchases Southern Pacific Railroad.

Famous Deaths

  • Guido Aristarco, film critic, dies at 77
  • Joanne Dru [LaCock], American actress (Red River, All the King's Men), dies of lymphedema at 73
  • Peter Phillips, printer, dies at 61