March 13, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • At Dunblane Primary School, Scotland, 16 children and 1 teacher are shot dead by Thomas Hamilton who then commits suicide. Results in handguns being banned in the UK.
  • Sri Lanka beat India in World Cup semi as riots stop play

Deaths in History

  • Brian Hulls, television news cameraman, dies at 48
  • Lucy Faithfull, children's campaigner, dies at 85