On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1996

Famous Weddings

John F. Kennedy Jr.

Elder son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and magazine publisher John F. Kennedy Jr. (35) weds Caroline Bisset (30) at the wood-frame Brack Chapel of the First African Baptist Church in Cumberland Island, Georgia

  • Supermodel Christie Brinkey marries for 4th time to Peter Cook

Famous Deaths

  • John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher, dies at 42
  • Julius Silverman, British Labour Party politician, dies at 90
  • Sabine Zlatin, Polish-born French nurse, who tried save Izieu children from Nazis, dies at 89
  • Sulkhan Nasidze, Georgian composer, dies at 69
1996 Highlights

About September 21, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 9 months and 4 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