On This Day

December 21, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Pakistan all out 67 to lose to Tasmania by an inning

Historic Event

Taiwanese-American AIDS researcher David Ho is named Time Magazine's Man of the Year

Deaths in History

  • Barry Gray [Bernard Yaroslaw], American radio personality and interviewer (started call-in radio), dies at 80
  • Margaret E Rey, author of children's books, dies at 90
  • Olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts, dies at 96
1996 in History