1996
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Years: 1993 1994 199519961997 1998 1999
1996 by topic:
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AustraliaCanada – People's Republic of China – Ecuador – France – Germany – Greece – IndiaIreland – Israel – Italy – Japan – LuxembourgMalaysia – Mexico – New ZealandNorwayPakistan – Philippines – Russia – SingaporeSouth AfricaUK – USA – Zimbabwe
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Establishments – Disestablishments
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1996 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1996
MCMXCVI
Ab urbe condita 2749
Armenian calendar 1445
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԵ
Assyrian calendar 6746
Bahá'í calendar 152 – 153
Bengali calendar 1403
Berber calendar 2946
British Regnal year 44 Eliz. 2 – 45 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2540
Burmese calendar 1358
Byzantine calendar 7504 – 7505
Chinese calendar 乙亥年十一月十一日
(4632/4692-11-11)
— to —
丙子年十一月廿一日
(4633/4693-11-21)
Coptic calendar 1712 – 1713
Ethiopian calendar 1988 – 1989
Hebrew calendar 5756 – 5757
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 2052 – 2053
 - Shaka Samvat 1918 – 1919
 - Kali Yuga 5097 – 5098
Holocene calendar 11996
Iranian calendar 1374 – 1375
Islamic calendar 1416 – 1417
Japanese calendar Heisei 8
(平成8年)
Korean calendar 4329
Minguo calendar ROC 85
民國85年
Thai solar calendar 2539
Unix time 820454400 – 852076799
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1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year that started on a Monday. In the Gregorian calendar, it was the 1996th year of the Common Era, or of Anno Domini; the 996th year of the 2nd millennium; the 96th year of the 20th century; and the 7th of the 1990s. The year 1996 was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty.

Events

January

February

Feb.15: Long March rocket, with Intelsat 708 satellite, veers upon launch (images from Cox Commission report for U.S. Congress).

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The electron microscope revealed chain structures in meteorite fragment ALH84001.

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October

  • October 2
    • The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
    • The former prime minister of Bulgaria, Andrei Lukanov, is assassinated.
    • An Aeroperú Boeing 757 crashes into the Pacific Ocean when the instruments fail just after takeoff from Lima Airport, killing all 70 on board.
  • October 6 – The government of New Zealand agrees to pay $130 million dollars worth of compensation for the loss of land suffered by the Māori population between the years of 1844 and 1864.
  • October 15 – Several large strikes begin in various industries across Belgium in protest to the dismissal of the magistrate Jean-Marc Connerotte by the Supreme Court.
  • October 22 – A fire at La Planta prison in southwest Caracas, Venezuela kills 30 prisoners.
  • October 23 – The O. J. Simpson civil trial begins in Santa Monica, California.
  • October 24 – The Marcopper Mine Disaster occurs dumping toxic copper tailings into the Boac River.
  • October 27 – New York Yankees win World Series.
  • October 30 – Fighting erupts when Banyamulenga Tutsis of Laurent Kabila in Zaire seize Uvira and proceed to kill Hutu refugees.
  • October 31 – A Brazilian TAM Fokker airliner crashes into a densely populated area of São Paulo, killing 103.

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Date unknown

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Nobel Prizes

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Right Livelihood Award

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