On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1996

Historical Events

  • A peace agreement is signed between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front in MalacaƱang Palace.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 31st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $49,200,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Soyuz TM-24, lands

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Reuben, violinist, dies at 69
  • Emily Kngwarreye, artist, dies at 86
  • Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West, dies at 71
  • Ljuba Welitsch, opera singer, dies at 83
  • Otto Luening, German American conductor, composer and electronic music pioneer (Sonority Canon), dies at 96
  • Paddy Clift, cricketer (Rhod & Leicester all-rounder 1970-88), dies
1996 Highlights

About September 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo