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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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Aliens

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

The Message

The Message

Directed by: Moustapha Akkad

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Country: United States of America

Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill

Country: United States of America

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

Millennium Actress

Millennium Actress

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Miyoko Shôji, Shôzô Îzuka, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa

Books

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Outrage by Vincent Bugliosi

Outrage

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“Provocative and entertaining. ... A powerful and damning diatribe on Simpson’s acquittal.”―People Here is the account of the O. J. Simpson case that no one dared to write, that no one

The Choice by Bob Woodward

The Choice

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The Choice is Bob Woodward's classic story of the quest for power, focusing on the 1996 presidential campaign as a case study of money, public opinion polling, attack advertising, handlers, consultants,

I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn

I Was Amelia Earhart

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In this brilliantly imagined novel, Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one glorious, windy day in 1937.

Mischief by Amanda Quick

Mischief

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Imogen Waterstone has always prided herself on being a thoroughly independent young woman, but now she needs a man of implacable will and nerves of iron.

From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell

From Potter's Field

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In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.Upon