On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1996

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
1996 Highlights

About September 11, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo