On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1996

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Roger Clemens ties his own major league record with 20 strikeouts

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens

Famous Deaths

  • Vera Brodsky Lawrence, American concert pianist (CBS Symphony) and musicologist (Joplin; Gottschalk), dies at 87
1996 Highlights

About September 18, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo