On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1996

  • Jan 7 Abbey Speakman, English twin born 19 days after her twin sister
  • Jan 12 Sarah Morales, Mexican, Siamese twin (survived), born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Jan 12 Sarahi Morales, Mexican Siamese twin (died on Jan 27, 1996), born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • May 24 Matthew Eappen, baby killed by nanny Louise Woodward, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Person of interestDolly the Sheep

Jul 5 Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell born in Scotland

  • Sep 27 Iman bint Al Abdullah II, princess of Jordan
  • Sep 28 Celeste & Johnny Edison, Assyria & Pele's twins, boy & girl

Person of interestJoshua Wong

Oct 13 Joshua Wong, Chinese activist (Demosistō), born in Hong Kong

Activist Joshua Wong
Activist
Joshua Wong
  • Oct 26 Pasaye, twin born 92 days before his brother (Jan 26), born in Palatine, Illinois
  • Nov 9 Cheyenne Pyle, California, youngest heart transplant patient (90 mins old)
  • Dec 19 Paige Speakman, England, born 19 days before her twin sister

About 1996

How Old? 23 or 24 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Jan 1 - Feb 6), Pig (Jan 31 - Dec 31)