On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1996

Historical Events

  • 21st Toronto International Film Festival: "Shine" directed by Scott Hicks wins the People's Choice Award

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

As' Mark McGwire is 13th player to hit 50-HRs in a season

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • England Test cricket fast bowler Dean Headley equals WR by taking his 3rd hat-trick of the English County season for Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury
  • NY Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
  • Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Liz Keifer (33) weds Robert Convertino (41) at Rihga Royal Hotel in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Clive Beadon, British RAF Wing Commander and pilot (WWII), dies at 77
  • Joe Elsby Martin, boxing coach, dies at 80
  • Juliet Prowse, actress and dancer (Mona McCluskey), dies at 59
1996 Highlights

About September 14, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo