On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1996

Historical Events

  • Solheim Cup Women's Golf, St. Pierre Hotel & CC: US retains Cup; beats Europe 17-11; in expanded format US wins 10 of 12 singles matches in final day blowout

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Lamour [Mary Kaumeyer], American actress and singer (Road to Bali; My Favorite Brunette), dies of a heart attack at 81
  • Ludmilla Chiraeff, Latvian-Canadian ballet dancer, choeographer, and troupe director, dies at 72
  • Mohammed Ben Amhed Abdelghani, Prime Minister of Algeria (1979-84), dies
1996 Highlights

About September 22, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo