1996

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From left, clockwise: A bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, set off by a radical anti-abortionist; The center fuel tank explodes on TWA Flight 800, causing the plane to crash and killing everyone on board; Eight people die in a blizzard on Mount Everest; Dolly the Sheep becomes the first mammal to have been cloned from an adult somatic cell; The Port Arthur Massacre occurs on Tasmania, and leads to major changes in Australia's gun laws; Macarena, sung by Los del Rio and remixed by The Bayside Boys, becomes a major dance craze and cultural phenomenon; Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 crash-ditches off of the Comoros Islands after the plane was hijacked; the 1996 Summer Olympics are held in Atlanta, marking the Centennial (100th Anniversary) of the modern Olympic Games. 1996 Events Collage.pngDolly the SheepPort Arthur Massacre
From left, clockwise: A bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, set off by a radical anti-abortionist; The center fuel tank explodes on TWA Flight 800, causing the plane to crash and killing everyone on board; Eight people die in a blizzard on Mount Everest; Dolly the Sheep becomes the first mammal to have been cloned from an adult somatic cell; The Port Arthur Massacre occurs on Tasmania, and leads to major changes in Australia's gun laws; Macarena, sung by Los del Río and remixed by The Bayside Boys, becomes a major dance craze and cultural phenomenon; Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 crash-ditches off of the Comoros Islands after the plane was hijacked; the 1996 Summer Olympics are held in Atlanta, marking the Centennial (100th Anniversary) of the modern Olympic Games.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1996 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1996
MCMXCVI
Ab urbe condita 2749
Armenian calendar 1445
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԵ
Assyrian calendar 6746
Baháʼí calendar 152–153
Balinese saka calendar 1917–1918
Bengali calendar 1403
Berber calendar 2946
British Regnal year 44  Eliz. 2   45  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2540
Burmese calendar 1358
Byzantine calendar 7504–7505
Chinese calendar 乙亥年 (Wood  Pig)
4692 or 4632
     to 
丙子年 (Fire  Rat)
4693 or 4633
Coptic calendar 1712–1713
Discordian calendar 3162
Ethiopian calendar 1988–1989
Hebrew calendar 5756–5757
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2052–2053
 - Shaka Samvat 1917–1918
 - Kali Yuga 5096–5097
Holocene calendar 11996
Igbo calendar 996–997
Iranian calendar 1374–1375
Islamic calendar 1416–1417
Japanese calendar Heisei 8
(平成8年)
Javanese calendar 1928–1929
Juche calendar 85
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4329
Minguo calendar ROC 85
民國85年
Nanakshahi calendar 528
Thai solar calendar 2539
Tibetan calendar 阴木猪年
(female Wood-Pig)
2122 or 1741 or 969
     to 
阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
2123 or 1742 or 970
Unix time 820454400 – 852076799

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1996th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 996th year of the 2nd millennium, the 96th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1990s decade.

Contents

1996 was designated as:

Events

January

February

Feb.15: Long March rocket, with Intelsat 708 satellite, veers upon launch (images from Cox Commission report for U.S. Congress). Intelsat708.jpg
Feb.15: Long March rocket, with Intelsat 708 satellite, veers upon launch (images from Cox Commission report for U.S. Congress).

March

April

May

June

July

August

The electron microscope reveals chain structures in meteorite fragment ALH84001. ALH84001 structures.jpg
The electron microscope reveals chain structures in meteorite fragment ALH84001.

September

October

November

December

Births

Births
January  · February  · March  · April  · May  · June  · July  · August  · September  · October  · November  · December

January

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Florence Pugh
Helly Shah Helly Shah (43902370151) (cropped).jpg
Helly Shah
Dove Cameron Dove Cameron Vogue - 4.jpg
Dove Cameron

February

Kelli Berglund Kelli Berglund at Captain America Civil War premiere.jpg
Kelli Berglund
Sasha Pieterse Sasha Pieterse PaleyFest 2014.jpg
Sasha Pieterse
Sophie Turner Sophie Turner (40553145603) (cropped) 2.jpg
Sophie Turner
Shi Yuqi Shi Yuqi - Indonesia Open 2018.jpg
Shi Yuqi

March

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Timo Werner
Myles Turner Myles Turner (39916223764) (cropped).jpg
Myles Turner

April

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Loïc Nottet
Abigail Breslin Abigail Breslin by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Abigail Breslin
Katherine Langford Katherine Langford in 2018.jpg
Katherine Langford

May

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6ix9ine
Birdy Birdy-2450.jpg
Birdy
Ryan Ochoa Ryan Ochoa at San Diego Film Awards 2019.jpg
Ryan Ochoa

June

Tom Holland Tom Holland by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Tom Holland
Alen Halilovic 2015 UEFA Super Cup 44 (cropped 2).jpg
Alen Halilović

July

Adelina Sotnikova Adelina Sotnikova Sochi Medal Ceremony 05 (cropped).jpg
Adelina Sotnikova
Kendji Girac KendjiGirac.jpg
Kendji Girac
Ben Simmons Ben Simmons - 49176257763 (cropped).jpg
Ben Simmons

August

Brianna Hildebrand Brianna Hildebrand by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Brianna Hildebrand

September

Zendaya Zendaya - 2019 by Glenn Francis.jpg
Zendaya
Colin Ford Colin Ford SDCC 2014 (cropped).jpg
Colin Ford
Lili Reinhart Lili Reinhart & Cole Sprouse (48478655701) (cropped).jpg
Lili Reinhart

September 16 Baka Prase, Serbian YouTuber, rapper, gamer, and entertainer

October

Bella Hadid Bella Hadid Cannes 2018 2.jpg
Bella Hadid
Lewis Capaldi Lewis Capaldi-8116.jpg
Lewis Capaldi
Devin Booker Devin Booker (2022 All-Star Weekend).jpg
Devin Booker

November

Lil Peep Lil-Peep PrettyPuke Photoshoot.png
Lil Peep
Lorde LordeRoundhse010622 (17 of 66) (52119260286) (cropped2).jpg
Lorde

December

Wilfred Ndidi Wilfred Ndidi-Nigeria.jpg
Wilfred Ndidi
Hailee Steinfeld Hailee Steinfeld by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Hailee Steinfeld
Kaitlyn Dever Kaitlyn-dever-booksmart-premiere.png
Kaitlyn Dever

Deaths

Deaths
January  · February  · March  · April  · May  · June  · July  · August  · September  · October  · November  · December

January

Arleigh Burke ADM Burke, Arleigh (CNO) (cropped).jpg
Arleigh Burke
Francois Mitterrand President Francois Mitterrand in 1983.jpg
François Mitterrand
Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho Koning Moshoeshoe II van Lesotho op bezoek in het Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, tijden, Bestanddeelnr 923-4413.jpg
Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho

February

Gene Kelly Gene kelly (cropped).jpg
Gene Kelly
Audrey Meadows Audrey-Meadows (cropped).jpg
Audrey Meadows
Martin Balsam Martin-balsam-trailer (cropped).jpg
Martin Balsam

March

George Burns George Burns 1961.JPG
George Burns
Jacobo Majluta Jacobo Majluta Azar.JPG
Jacobo Majluta
Jeffrey Lee Pierce Jeffrey Lee Pierce cropped.jpg
Jeffrey Lee Pierce

April

Greer Garson Greer Garson-publicity (cropped).JPG
Greer Garson
Dzhokhar Dudayev Djokhar Doudaiev (cropped).jpg
Dzhokhar Dudayev

May

Nnamdi Azikiwe Nnamdi Azikiwe PC (cropped).jpg
Nnamdi Azikiwe
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Johnny Guitar Watson.jpg
Johnny "Guitar" Watson
Timothy Leary Timothy-Leary-Los-Angeles-1989.jpg
Timothy Leary

June

Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald 1962.JPG
Ella Fitzgerald
Andreas Papandreou Andreas Papandreou (1968).jpg
Andreas Papandreou

July

Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert.jpg
Claudette Colbert

August

Tadeusz Reichstein Thadeus Reichstein ETH-Bib Portr 10137.jpg
Tadeusz Reichstein
Alejandro Agustin Lanusse Alejandro Agustin Lanusse.jpg
Alejandro Agustín Lanusse

September

Ernesto Geisel Foto oficial do presidente Ernesto Geisel (cropped).png
Ernesto Geisel
Paul Erdos Erdos budapest fall 1992 (cropped 2).jpg
Paul Erdős
Dorothy Lamour DOROTHYLamour (cropped).jpg
Dorothy Lamour

October

Morey Amsterdam Morey Amsterdam HA-SN-99-00637.jpg
Morey Amsterdam

November

Jean-Bedel Bokassa Bokassa portrait (cropped).jpg
Jean-Bédel Bokassa
Abdus Salam Abdus Salam 1987 (cropped).jpg
Abdus Salam

December

Faron Young Faron Young.png
Faron Young
Marcello Mastroianni Marcello Mastroianni 02 (cropped).jpg
Marcello Mastroianni
Carl Sagan Carl Sagan Planetary Society (cropped).JPG
Carl Sagan

Nobel Prizes

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Right Livelihood Award

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">1985</span> Calendar year

1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1985th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 985th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1980s decade.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1989</span> Calendar year

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Events from the year 1996 in the United States.

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