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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1996.
The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1996: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1996?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1996 Kevan James scores 103 and takes 4 wkts in 4 balls, Hants vs. Ind
  • 02 Jul 1996 In Los Angeles, Lyle and Erik Menendez are sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • 03 Jul 1996 Stone of Scone is returned to Scotland.
  • 04 Jul 1996 Hot Mail, a free internet E-mail service begins
  • 05 Jul 1996 Dolly the sheep, the first mammal to be successfully cloned from an adult cell, is born at the Roslin Institute in Midlothian, Scotland, UK.
  • 06 Jul 1996 103rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: S Graf beats Aranxta S Vicaro (63, 75)
  • 07 Jul 1996 110th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: R Krajicek beats M Washington (63 64 63)
  • 08 Jul 1996 A schizophrenic man armed with a machete wounds three children and four adults at a primary school in Wolverhampton, England. Teacher Lisa Potts received the George Medal for protecting her pupils, despite being severely injured.
  • 09 Jul 1996 67th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia
  • 10 Jul 1996 Harriet the Spy, the first film made by Nickelodeon Movies, is released in cinemas.
  • 11 Jul 1996 Legislation is introduced in Congress to propose the 50 States Coin Program.
  • 12 Jul 1996 Kirby Puckett, retires from Minn Twins
  • 13 Jul 1996 Cigar wins record 16th straight win, (ties Citation in 1940)
  • 14 Jul 1996 How To Succeed in Business... closes at R Rodgers NYC after 548 performances
  • 15 Jul 1996 After 2,216 consecutive games at shortstop, Cal Ripkin goes to 3rd
  • 16 Jul 1996 An outbreak of E. coli food poisoning in Japan reaches 6,000 fatalities, after a group of school children who have eaten contaminated lunches die.
  • 17 Jul 1996 230 people die when TWA 800 crashes outside of New York City
  • 18 Jul 1996 Battle of Mullaitivu. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam capture the Sri Lanka Army's base, killing over 1200 Army soldiers.
  • 19 Jul 1996 Ireland beats Netherlands in 1st European Championship Final
  • 20 Jul 1996 In Spain, an ETA bomb at Reus Airport injures 53
  • 21 Jul 1996 125th British Golf Open: Tom Lehman shoots a 271 at Royal Lytham
  • 24 Jul 1996 The Dehiwala train bombing kills 56 commuters outside Colombo.
  • 25 Jul 1996 Kim LaPlante of Washington state crowned Mrs United States
  • 27 Jul 1996 Bomb explodes at Atlanta Olympic Park, 1 killed, 110 injured
  • 28 Jul 1996 New York Yankee Darryl Strawberry hits his 300th HR
  • 29 Jul 1996 Sarah Balabagan returns to the Philippines.
  • 30 Jul 1996 Tommy Lasoda retires as LA Dodger manager

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Movies

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A Time to Kill

A Time to Kill

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States of America

The Frighteners

The Frighteners

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin

Country: United States of America

Village of Dreams

Village of Dreams

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Yôichi Higashi

Starring: Mieko Harada, Keigo Matsuyama, Shogo Matsuyama, Kyôzô Nagatsuka

Matilda

Matilda

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Danny DeVito

Starring: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Country: United States of America

Books

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Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich

Unlimited Access

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Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

Promises by Belva Plain

Promises

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With her three children, beautiful home, and loving husband, Margaret Crane is a woman others would envy. Adam's job has cushioned them nicely over the years, and it should be a time

Sudden Prey by John Sandford

Sudden Prey

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The crime spree should have ended when Lucas Davenport killed the female bank robber during the shoot-out. But it’s just beginning, because the woman’s husband isn’t about to let Lucas—or anyone