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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 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 September 1996: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1996?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1996 Baltimore Ravens (Cleveland Browns) 1st NFL game, beat Oakland Raiders, 17-14
  • 02 Sep 1996 Michelle McGann wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
  • 03 Sep 1996 Nintendo releases the Game Boy Pocket portable game system in the USA.
  • 04 Sep 1996 13th MTV Awards: Alanis Morrisett and Smashing Pumpkins wins
  • 05 Sep 1996 Summer & Smoke opens at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • 07 Sep 1996 American Hip-Hop star Tupac Shakur is fatally shot four times on the Las Vegas strip after leaving the Tyson-Seldon boxing match.
  • 08 Sep 1996 7 Guitars closes at Walter Kerr Theater, New York City
  • 10 Sep 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) signed (it will be ratified 180 days after ratification by 44 Annex 2 countries).
  • 11 Sep 1996 Union Pacific Railroad purchases Southern Pacific Railroad.
  • 12 Sep 1996 Ricardo López sends a package, containing an acid bomb, to Icelandic singer Björk with the intention to kill or disfigure her, and then commits suicide. The package is intercepted by the Scotland Yard four days later, before doing any harm.
  • 13 Sep 1996 Phil Simmons scores 171 and takes 6-14 for Leics vs. Durham
  • 14 Sep 1996 New York Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
  • 15 Sep 1996 Bangladesh beat UAE by 104 runs to win the ACC Trophy Final
  • 16 Sep 1996 1st one-day international in Canada, India vs. Pakistan at Toronto
  • 17 Sep 1996 Dodger Hideo Nomo no-hits Colo Rockies, 9-0 at Coors Field
  • 18 Sep 1996 Roger Clemens ties his own major league record with 20 strikeouts
  • 19 Sep 1996 Skylight opens at Royale Theater, New York City
  • 20 Sep 1996 Leader of Pakistani opposition party Pakistan Peoples Party Murtaza Bhutto is killed during a gun battle with police.
  • 21 Sep 1996 Christie Brinkey gets married for 4th time, she marries Peter Cook
  • 22 Sep 1996 4th Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 17-11 at St. Pierre Wales
  • 23 Sep 1996 Howard Stern radio show premieres in West Palm Beach Florida (WCLB 95.5 FM)
  • 24 Sep 1996 U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
  • 25 Sep 1996 IBM launches OS/2 Warp 4, in San Francisco, California. New features include Java technology, voice recognition software, and Open32 Win32 APIs. Price is US$249; upgrade is US$149. It is the first operating system to include built-in speech navigation and recognition.
  • 26 Sep 1996 Space Shuttle STS 79 (Atlantis 17), lands
  • 27 Sep 1996 Baltimore Oriole Roberto Alomar spits in face of umpire John Hirschbeck
  • 28 Sep 1996 1st ODI played in Kenya between home team and Sri Lanka
  • 29 Sep 1996 Delicate Balance closes at Plymouth Theater, New York City
  • 30 Sep 1996 Congress passes the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997; the Bureau of the Mint is renamed the United States Mint.

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Movies

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The Departed

The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Country: United States of America

The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States of America

Books

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Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

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 …

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.

The Tenth Insight by James Redfield

The Tenth Insight

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240pages. in8. Broché.

The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle

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The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.