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1996
Aerial view of the Moruroa AtollThe last French atomic bomb test on the Moruroa Atoll triggers worldwide protests against President Jacques Chirac .
Reconstructed fuselage of Trans-World Airlines Flight 800
Trans-World Airlines Flight 800 explodes shortly after taking off from John F. Kennedy International Airport .
1996 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2749
Armenian calendar 1444-1445
Ethiopian calendar 1988-1989
Badi calendar 152-153
Bengali calendar 1402-1403
Berber calendar 2946
Buddhist calendar 2540
Burmese calendar 1358
Byzantine calendar 7504-7505
Chinese calendar
 - era 4692-4693 or
4632-4633
 - 60 year cycle

Wood Pig (乙亥, 12) -
Fire Rat (丙子, 13)

French
revolution calendar
CCIV - CCV
204-205
Hebrew calendar 5756-5757
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2052-2053
 - Shaka Samvat 1918-1919
Iranian calendar 1374-1375
Islamic calendar 1416-1417
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Heisei 8
 - Kōki 2656
Coptic calendar 1712-1713
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4329
 - Juche era 85
Minguo calendar 85
Modern Olympics XXVI
Seleucid calendar 2307-2308
Thai solar calendar 2539

Annual dedications

events

Politics and world events

January

February

March

April

  • April 10: The highest wind speed ever recorded on our planet - apart from tornadoes - is registered at 408 km / h on Barrow Island , 50 km northwest of Australia.
  • April 15: The politician and former minister Mona Sahlin renounces her mandate in the Swedish parliament as a result of the Toblerone affair .
The Eldorado dos Carajás massacre, sketched by caricaturist Carlos Latuff

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

business

science and technology

Culture

Arts

Museum Tinguely, west side

music

See also: 1996 number one hits in Australia , Belgium , Denmark , Germany , Finland , France , Ireland , Italy , Japan , Canada , New Zealand , the Netherlands , Norway , Austria , Sweden , Switzerland , Spain , Hungary , the United States and the United Kingdom .

See also: Category: Music 1996

miscellaneous

society

religion

Sports

For entries of athletics world records, see the respective discipline under athletics .

Disasters

nature and environment

The
Karymski volcano

Born

January

Leroy Sané (2018)
Franziska Jaser (2012)

February

Meike Pfister (2017)

March

Lisa Zimmermann (2014)

April

May

Julian Brandt (2014)

June

Edvinas Gertmonas (2015)
Kingsley Coman (2015)

July

Andreas Obst (2017)

August

David Siegel (2017)

September

Cheick Diallo (2017)

October

Bella Hadid (2018)

November

Gianluca Gaudino (2014)

December

Kaitlyn Dever (2014)

Date unknown

Died

This is a list of the most important people who passed away in 1996. For a more detailed list see Nekrolog 1996 .

January

February

  • 0February 1: Willi Bäuerle , German politician, Member of the Bundestag (* 1926)
Gene Kelly , 1986
Helmut Schön (right), 1974

March

April

Ron Brown
PL Travers, ca.1924

May

Portrait of David M. Kennedy

June

July

  • 0July 1: Ota Janeček , Czech illustrator, painter, graphic artist (* 1919)
William T. Cahill

August

September

October

Seymour Cray

November

Jean-Bédel Bokassa
  • 0November 3: Jean-Bédel Bokassa , President and Emperor of the Central African Republic (* 1921)
  • 0November 3: Abdullah Çatlı , Turkish criminal (* 1956)
  • 0November 6th: Mario Savio , American civil rights activist (* 1942)
  • 0November 6: Toni Schmücker , German industrial manager, 1975–1981 VW CEO (* 1921)
  • 0November 7th: Dietrich Andernacht , German historian and archivist (* 1921)
  • 0November 8th: Georg Schreiber , German physician and medical journalist (* 1921)
  • November 14: Joseph Louis Bernardin , Archbishop of Chicago and Cardinal (* 1928)
  • November 14th: Meridel Le Sueur , American writer and suffragette (* 1900)
  • November 15: Alger Hiss , American lawyer (* 1904)
  • November 16: Holger Hagen , German actor and voice actor (* 1915)
  • November 17th: Michele Abbruzzo , Italian actor (* 1904)
  • November 21: Elmo Langley , American racing car driver (* 1928)
  • November 21: Abdus Salam , Pakistani physicist and Nobel Prize winner (* 1926)
  • November 22: Garrett Birkhoff , American mathematician (* 1911)
  • November 22nd: Maria Casarès , French actress (* 1922)
  • November 22nd: Erich Pizka , Austrian horn player and professor (* 1914)
  • November 22: Ray Blanton , American politician, Governor of Tennessee (* 1930)
  • November 26th: Hans Klein , German politician (* 1931)
  • November 26: Paul Rand , American designer of company logos (* 1914)
  • November 26th: Rudolph Schulze , Minister for Post and Telecommunications in the GDR (* 1918)
  • November 26th: Diedrich Wattenberg , German astronomer and publicist (* 1909)
  • November 28: Donald McNeill , American tennis player (* 1918)
  • November 30th: Tiny Tim , American singer (born 1932)

December

  • 0December 1: Babrak Karmal , Afghan politician (* 1929)
  • 0December 2: Jean Jérôme Hamer , Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church (* 1916)
  • 0December 6th: Pete Rozelle , American sports functionary (* 1926)
  • 0December 6: Victor Bruns , German bassoonist and composer (* 1904)
  • 0December 9th: Wilhelm Hahn , German CDU politician, 1964–1978 Minister of Culture v. Baden-Wuerttemberg (* 1909)
Mary Leakey , 1977
Carl Sagan , 1980

Day unknown

Nobel Prizes

miscellaneous

Web links

Commons : 1996  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Marycelina Masha: Remembering MV Bukoba Disaster 21 Years on , Daily News, May 18, 2017, accessed October 28, 2018.
  2. ^ Pakistani cleared of multiple murder . Times of Malta, May 17, 2007, accessed October 27, 2018