October 11, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Ford buys rights to name Detroit domed stadium for $40 million

Deaths in History

  • Arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer, dies at 80
  • Edith Tilton Penrose, American-born British economist (The Theory of the Growth of the Firm), dies at 81
  • Lars Ahlfors, Finnish mathematician (b. 1907)
  • Terry Patchett, politician, dies at 56
  • William Vickrey, economist, dies at 82