On This Day

January 12, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Russian troops arrived in Bosnia (joint operation with US)

Birthdays in History

  • Sarah Morales, Mexican, Siamese twin (survived), born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Sarahi Morales, Mexican Siamese twin (died on Jan 27, 1996), born in Tijuana, Mexico

Deaths in History

  • Edmund Happold, British structural engineer (founder of Buro Happold), dies at 65
  • Joachim Nitsche, German mathematician (b. 1926)
  • John Howard Purnell, Welsh chemist (Royal Society of Chemistry), dies at 70
  • Peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper, dies at 76
1996 in History