The year 1996 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1996 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1996 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
31 MayBenjamin Netanyahu became the Prime Minister of Israel.
19 JuneFamous umpire Dickie Bird M.C.C. Awarded lifetime membership of.
23 JuneSheikh Hasina Wajed sworn in as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
01 JulyThe voluntary death statute in the northern province of Australia applies for the first time in the world.
04 JulyRussian President Boris Yeltsin was re-elected President for four years.
11 SeptemberFor the first time in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Union, a woman was elected as the Speaker.
24 SeptemberFormer US President Bill Clinton signed the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
27 SeptemberTaliban fighters captured Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.
04 OctoberPakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi made history by scoring a century in 37 balls against Sri Lanka in One Day International cricket match. His record lasted for 19 years. AB de Villiers made his record on 18 January 2015 by scoring a century from only 31 balls.
08 OctoberAt a conference held in Ottawa, about 50 countries agreed to ban landmines worldwide.
15 OctoberFiji became the first country to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.
16 OctoberThe stampede caused 84 people to die and more than 180 injured as more people reached the stadium during a football match in Guatemala's capital, Guatemala City.
31 OctoberApproval of 65 countries required to implement the Chemical Weapons Restriction Treaty.
03 NovemberThe brutal dictator of the Central African Republic Jan Bedel Bokassa died.
28 NovemberCaptain Indrani Singh became the first woman to command the Airbus A-300 aircraft.
07 AugustThe possibility of the existence of one-celled organisms on Mars was discovered by the remains of a meteorite that fell on Earth 13 thousand years ago by American scientists.
22 AugustThe state government changed the name of Madras to Chennai.
28 AugustPrince Charles of England and his wife Diana formally divorced.
29 AugustAll 141 people aboard the Vanukovo Airlines crash in the Spitsbergen hill of the Arctic island.
04 DecemberThe US space agency NASA launched another spacecraft 'Mars Pathfounder' for Mars.
10 DecemberThe famous Confederate and President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, signed a new constitution.
13 DecemberKofi Annan was elected Secretary General of the United Nations.
17 DecemberNational Football League was launched.
30 DecemberThe last 36 years of civil war in Guatemala came to an end.
01 JanuarySingapore became the second developed country in Asia after Japan.
10 JanuaryKing Hussein of Jordan arrived in Tel Aviv, the country's largest city on his first public visit.
21 JanuaryNearly 340 people died after a boat capsized near Indonesia's Sumatra coast.
24 JanuaryFor the first time in US history, the country's first woman Hillary Clinton was ordered to appear in court.
31 JanuaryA suicide attack in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo killed 91 people and injured more than 1,400.
10 FebruaryIBM's supercomputer Deb Blue defeated world champion Mary Kasparov for the first time in chess.
29 FebruaryAfter four years of continuous firing and attacks, the siege of Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, ended.
06 MarchIraq accepted the 'Food for Food Plan' under the UN resolution, the Irish Republic Army declared a 25-year war with Britain, denying a quick ceasefire.
13 MarchA gunman entered a school in Dunblane, Scotland, and opened fire, killing 16 children and their teacher.
17 MarchSri Lanka won the title by beating Australia by seven wickets in the final of the Cricket World Cup.
23 MarchLi Teng Hui was elected as President in the first direct presidential election in Taiwan.
01 AprilNew Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, the world's largest bank formed by the merger of Bank of Tokyo and Mitsubishi Bank, commenced its operations.
08 JanuaryZirion cargo plane Kinshasa crashed in a crowded market, killing 300 people.
25 FebruaryHamas claimed responsibility for the attack in which 25 people were killed and 40 wounded by two suicide bombs in Israel.
02 MarchRanibima Royal College was established in Sri Lanka.
01 AprilThe city of Halifax was made a regional municipality in Nova Scotia.
13 MayA severe storm and a tornado killed 600 people in Bangladesh.
08 June10th European Football Championship UEFA Euro 96) Started in England
01 JulyIn 1996, Germany's reform reform agreed internationally.
29 AugustUS President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore were renamed at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
24 SeptemberUnited Nations President Bill Clinton signed the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
02 OctoberFormer Prime Minister of Bulgaria Andrey Lukyanov was assassinated.
16 NovemberMother Teresa received honorary US citizenship
26 DecemberThe biggest strike in South Korea's history began.
03 JanuaryThe Motorola StarTAC, the first clamshell mobile phone, was released and went on to become one of the first mobile phones to gain widespread consumer adoption.
05 JanuaryThe famous show “Show Boat” closed at Gershurin Theatre New York city.
06 JanuaryA record of $65.2 million British lottery was won by 3 people.
08 JanuaryNo one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in the 25 years. It was held for the 1st time that no one elected.
08 JanuaryAn Antonov An-32 cargo aircraft crashed into a crowded market in Kinshasa, Zaire, killing up to 237 on the ground.
09 JanuaryFirst Chechen War: Chechen separatists launched raids in the city of Kizlyar, Republic of Dagestan, which turned into a massive hostage crisis involving thousands of civilians.
10 JanuaryThe Israel government sets free hundreds of Palestinian prisoners.
14 JanuaryAfter 97 performances of “Swinging On a Star” closes at Music Box Theater New York City.
19 JanuaryNHL approved move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix.
21 JanuaryRudy Galindo wins U.S. male Figure championship.
21 January53th Golden Globes: The elites are Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman and John Travolta.
23 JanuaryChris Cairns, the New Zealand cricketer scored 120 in 96 balls in Test against Zimbabwe.
24 JanuaryGermany celebrated Holocaust for the first time as Remembrance Day.
27 JanuaryGermany celebrated Holocaust for the first time as Remembrance Day. It was amazing news for the country.
27 JanuaryMahamane Ousmane, the first democratically elected president of Niger, was deposed by Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara in a military coup d'état.
29 JanuaryIn the cricket World Cup Kenya defeats West Indies by making all the players out in 93 runs.
31 JanuaryJapanese amateur astronomer Yuji Hyakutake discovered Comet Hyakutake, which was one of the closest cometary approaches of the previous 200 years.
02 FebruaryAli Lanry, at the age of 22 from Lousinia crowned to the 45th Miss USA.
09 FebruaryWYNY- FM that is in New York changes its calls to WKTU - FM in 1996.
10 FebruaryThe IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in chess for the first time.
11 February46th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 129-118 at San Antonio.
15 FebruaryA Long March 3B rocket carrying the communications satelliteIntelsat 708 crashed immediately after launch from the Xichang SatelliteLaunch Center, China, destroying a nearby town and killing an unknownnumber of inhabitants.
16 FebruaryGary Kirsten scores 188* for South Africa vs. UAE at Rawalpindi.
17 FebruaryNetherlands played its first ODI vs. New Zealand, cricket World Cup. Nolan Clarke makes ODI debut for Netherlands at age 47.
19 FebruaryThe first premier of Howard Stern Radio Show was held in February 19,1996 in York and Pennsylvania on WQXA 105, 7 FM.
21 FebruarySoyuz TM-23 got launched into its orbit.
22 FebruaryActress Halle Berry filed divorce from David Justice.
25 FebruaryThere is a close on “Father” at criterion Theatre, New York City after 52 performances.
27 FebruaryThe media franchise Pokémon was launched with the release of the first version of the video game Pocket Monsters Aka and Midori.
28 February38th Grammy Awards was held. Jagged Little Piill and Alanis Mouisette were the winners.
29 FebruaryIn the cricket World cup 1996, Kenya defeats West Indies by taking all wickets in 93 runs.
03 MarchAuckland beat Wellington by 9 wickets and won Shell Trophy Final.
06 MarchSri Lankan batsman, Aravinda De Silva, scored 145 in World Cup at Kandy. Sri Lanka scored 5-398 after the end of 50 overs against Kenya.
09 MarchJayasuriya, the famous Sri Lankan cricketer, scored 82 off 44 balls against England in World Cup Quarter- Final.
11 MarchTo create the third century, Mark Waugh in the World Cup scored 110 runs against New Zealand.
13 MarchThomas Hamilton kills 16 kindergartens, their teacher and himself.
13 MarchIn the deadliest attack on children in the history of the United Kingdom, a spree killer murdered sixteen children and a teacher at a primary school in Dunblane, Scotland.
16 MarchNike Tysan again won the world championship as he defeated Frank Bruno. The match was only continued up to 2nd round.
17 MarchMike Tyson again won heavy weight Championship. He defeated Frank Beruna in the 3rd round.
18 March50,000 swimmers raised 15 million for charity during BT’s Swimatgan 96.
18 MarchThe deadliest fire in Philippine history burned a nightclub inQuezon City, leaving 162 dead.
19 MarchWinnie Mandela divorced Nelson Mandela of South Africa after 38 years of marriage.
20 MarchThe film, 'Love Te Neighbor', opens at the Booth Theater in New York City.
20 MarchEric and Lyle Menendez plead guilty to killing their parents.
20 MarchThe UK recognizes that humans can catch CJD (Mad Cow Disease).
25 MarchComet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) approaches within 0.1018 Aus of Earth.
25 MarchMichelle Kwan of the United States won the Ladies Figure Skating Championships in Edmonton.
25 MarchTodd Eldredge of America won the Men's Figure Skating Championship.
27 MarchNew York City's Music Box Theater opens the "State Fair". It opened for 118 performances.
28 MarchThe program was open to seven guitars at Walter Kerr Threaten in New York City.
28 MarchKatie Beam, who was a 17-year-old, Oklahoma born America's 35th Miss Teenage.
30 MarchThe New York Mets defeated the New York Yankees 5–3 in an exhibition game.
31 MarchMidsummer Night's Dream' Lunt-Fontanne opens in New York City. This will perform for 66 demonstrations.
31 MarchSpace shuttle STS-76 (Atlantis 16) safely land.
01 AprilKentaki defeated Syrakuse 76-67 in the 58th NCAA men's baseball championship.
01 AprilThe Nova Scotia government ordered the people of the city's Helifax city to have sexual intercourse with more than 200 colleagues around them.
03 AprilU.S. Air Force CT-43 crashed into a hill, crossing an instrumental approach to the Dubrovnic Airport at Dubrovanic, Croatia, killing US Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and all other 3434 people.
03 AprilAn US Air Force CT-43 Dubrovnik, crashed into a hill while trying a tool approach to the Dubrovanic Airport in Croatia, killing Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and 34 other people.
04 AprilInauguration of air in Royal Theater, New York City. It was opened for 45 demonstrations.
05 AprilJohn Bobit has been placed under house arrest in Las Vegas for 120 days.
07 AprilSri Lanka won the signature cup held in Singapore. It defeated Pakistan in the final.
11 AprilAttempting to set a record as the youngest person to pilot an airplane in the United States, the aircraft was flew by seven -year -old Jessica Dubrof, who crashed into Cheyen, Vyoming, which further Two others were killed.
14 AprilApple does not fall lyceum theater opens in the city of New York. This was the For1 performance.
15 AprilApple does not fall lyceum theate in New York City. It was closed after 1 performance.
15 AprilThe 100th Boston Marathon won Moses Tanui of Kenya in 2: 09: 12.6.
18 April"Funny talk 'was released at St. James Theater in New York City. It lasted houseful for 715 days.
18 AprilIsraeli armies attacked Kana, Lebanon during Operation Grapasoff Anger, killing more than 100 civilians and injuring more than 110 children in a United Nations campus.
19 AprilThe Pepsi Cup was captured by South Africa as defeated Pakistan in the final.
21 AprilInauguration of "Dericate Bolns" at Primouth Theater in New York City.
23 AprilSoutherbi began 4 days of Jackie Osmium, with 24 million hits.
24 AprilBelasco Jack in the city with John Barry had 12 performances open at night.
24 April24 and 11 tigers were played in 11 years of baseball game. In this, he scored the highest point.
26 AprilFor Warwickshire, Sean Pollock took 4 wickets in 4 balls.
26 AprilJackie O 'Stuff's 4 -day long action ended at $ 34.5 million.
06 MayThe leftist guerrillas of Guatemala signed a peace agreement with the government on 6 May 1996. The Government of Guatemala fought between the Government of Guatemala and various leftist groups from 1960 to 1996. Around 200,000 civilians were killed or missing during the conflict.
10 MayA telecom and multi-level marketing organization, Excel Communication, became the youngest company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange on May 10, 1996, trading under the Prateek (ECI).
11 MayA severe snowfall on Mount Everest caused the death of eight climbers, causing the deadliest in the history of the mountain that year.
13 MayOn May 13, 1996, there was a wrath of strong thunderstorms and storms in Bangladesh. More than 600 people were killed during a series of storms in Jabalpur and Tangel districts on the evening of 13 May.
20 MayThe US Supreme Court struck down laws in Colorado that would have prevented any jurisdiction in the state from taking any governmental action to protect homosexual citizens from discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation.
20 MayThe US Supreme Court struck down laws in Colorado that would have prevented any jurisdiction in the state from taking any governmental action to protect homosexual citizens from discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation.
21 MayThe Lake Victoria ferry MV Bukoba sank in Tanzanian waters on Lake Victoria on May 21, 2015. 1000 people were killed in this disaster including Abu Ubaidah al-Banshiri who was second in command of al-Qaeda.
21 MayAlgerian Civil War—The remains of seven French Trappist monks who were abducted in Algeria were found nearly two months ago.
04 JuneThe Ariane 5 woman failed in the flight, after launching the rocket after self -destructive 37 seconds, which was due to malfunction in incontrol software - one of the most expensive computer bugs in history.
12 JuneH. , Deve Gowda won the trust vote in the Lok Sabha and ruled as the head of the United Front alliance. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha representing Hassan constituency in Karnataka and is also the national president of the Janata Dal (Secular) Party, and has strong support in the Vokkaliga community which is at the forefront of state politics.
13 JuneAfter 81 days of deadlock to refuse to evict their closed assets in Jordan, Montana, the US, Montana Freeman of the Christianpatri Group surrendered to the FBI.
15 JuneThe Tribal - The Provisional Irish Republican Army carried out a truck bomb blast at the Commercial Center in Manchester, England, injuring more than 200 people and caused widespread damage to buildings.
26 JuneIrish crime reporter Veronica Guerin was murdered when she was locked in a traffic light that helped establish Ireland's Criminal Assets Bureau.
05 JulyThe Dolly Sheep became the first mammal cloned from an adult cell. Dolly was a female domestic sheep and an adult was the first animal to be cloned to the somatic cell. This was done using the process of nuclear transfer. He was cloned by Keith Campbell, Ian Wilmut and colleagues.
17 JulyThe TWA Flight 800 exploded in the mid-hwa and fell into the Atlantic Ocean near Eastern Moriches, New York.
28 JulyThe remains of the prehistoric Kennevik man were discovered at the Ona Bank of the Colombia River near Washington, Kennevik, USA.
13 AugustBelgian man Mark Dutrox was arrested for the kidnapping of 14 -year -old Latitia delhe, which revealed cases of many other victims and Belgian's eldest child.
18 August900 million bees in Africa threatened fruit crops and African plants. The cause behind these deaths was fuse with bees imported from the cape.
28 AugustFour years after separation, Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife, Princess Diana, formally divorced.
25 SeptemberThe last Magdleen Sharan, an Irish institution, called 'fallen women', was closed.
28 SeptemberFormer Afghanistan President Mohammad Najibullah wasted and murdered by the Taliban.
16 OctoberThe 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification matchbetten Guatemala and Costa Rica were killed and more than 140 were injured in Gwatemala City's Estino Mateo Flores to see and injured more than 140.
03 NovemberAbdullah Atali, a drug traffic, a contract killer and ultra-nationalist Nationalist Movement Party ally, Susuraluk, Balikasir Province, Turkish in a car accident, who exposed the in-laws' scandal, which exposed the in-laws scandal, which exposed the state's complex unorganized offense Exposed the depth.
07 NovemberNASA launched the Mars Global Surveyor from the Canedi Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
12 NovemberA Saudi Arabia Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakhstan Airlinesargo aircraft collided in the middle air near New Delhi, killing 349 people.
21 NovemberLebanese politician Pierre Amine Gemael, Syrian military appearance and political domination of Lebanon, were murdered in JDIh.
18 December1 Test cricket match between Zimbabwe and England starts
18 DecemberThe School Board of Okland, California officially passed a controversial to declare African American Vernacular English as an aseparete language or dialect.
19 DecemberOnce Upon A Mattress, 187 opens in Broadharst New York City for performance.
26 DecemberSix -year -old American beauty queen Johnbenet Ramsi Colorado was hijacked and strangled to the basement of his family's house in Colorado's boulder, a murder that caused extensive coverage from Americanmadia.
26 DecemberThe union of the Korean trade unions called for its 1.2 million members to walk from their jobs, which started the country's largest organized sector,

Important Historical Events of the Year 1996 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
16 MayAtal Bihari Vajpayee became the tenth Prime Minister of India.
01 JuneHardanahalli Dode Gowda Dev Gowda H.D. Dev Gowda) became the 11th Prime Minister of India.
29 JulyAruna Asaf Ali, who contributed to the Indian freedom struggle, passed away.
21 AprilSanjay Thapar of the Indian Air Force was landed on the Northern Dhruv by parachute.
18 FebruaryKenya plays the first full One Day International Match in the Cricket World Cup against team India.
02 MarchIndian cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar scored 137 against SL in Cricket World Cup. But India lost in the match.
13 MarchSri Lanka beats India in World cup semi final as riots stop play.
23 NovemberThe Ethiopian Airlines flight 961 was kidnapped, then crashed into the Indian Ocean near Comoros after exiting the fuel, killing 125 ofthe 175 people.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1996 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
18 JulySmriti Mandhana / Player / India
MarchNeeru Chadha / Lawyer / India
05 JuneApoorva Arora / Actress / India
07 AugustAditya Joshi / Badminton Player / India
18 JulySmriti Mandhana / Player / India

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