On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 996 AD

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Capet, King of France (987-96), dies at 58
List of Years

About October 24, 996 AD

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1025 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J. Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris