November 17, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Sam's Town Bowling Invitational
  • Time White and T. Assebework discover the first fossils of 2.5 million year old Australopithecus garhi, an ancestor on the human family tree, in Bouri, Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Deaths in History

  • Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator, dies at 45