On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1996

Historical Events

Treaty of Interest

US President Bill Clinton signs the "Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty" at the United Nations

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Charles Gordon, American engineer and astronaut (Dynasoar), dies at 70
  • Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, egyptologist, dies at 87
  • Pavel Anatolievich Sudoplatov, spy, dies at 89
  • Zeki Müren, Turkish actor, singer, and composer (Game of Silence), dies of a heart attack at 64
1996 Highlights

About September 24, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra