On This Day

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

Person of interestSpiro Agnew

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

Vice President of the United States Spiro Agnew
Vice President of the United States
Spiro Agnew

1996 Highlights

About September 17, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo