What Happened on September 17, 1996

Historical Events

  • Dodger Hideo Nomo no-hits Colorado Rockies, 9-0 at Coors Field

Famous Deaths

  • Jessie Hill, American jazz musician (Ooh Poo Pah Doo), dies at 63

Spiro AgnewSpiro Agnew (1918-1996)

American politician (Vice President, 1969 until resignation over corruption allegations in 1973), dies of leukemia at 77

1996 Highlights

About September 17, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 17 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: Ready Or Not - Fugees