Historical Events on June 8, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 128th Belmont: Rene Douglas aboard Editor's Note wins in 2:28.96
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Dean Jones takes career-best 5-112 for Derbyshire v Hampshire
  • Lloyd & Titchard complete 358 stand for 4th wkt Lancs v Essex
  • Panama becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty
  • PBA National Championship Won by Butch Soper
  • Revival of the legendary procession of Lady Godiva (Godgifu) naked through Coventry, England