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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  – 1990s –  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1993 1994 199519961997 1998 1999

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1996th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 996th year of the 2nd millennium, the 96th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1990s decade. It was also a common year starting on Tuesday of the obsolete Julian calendar.

The most important events[change | change source]

Blizzard of January 1996:Snow drifts in Yonkers, New York.
Bill Clinton is reelected as US president.

Births[change | change source]

Deaths[change | change source]

January – March[change | change source]

Gene Kelly 1912-1996

April – June[change | change source]

Greer Garson 1917-1996

July – September[change | change source]

Spiro Agnew 1918-1996

October – December[change | change source]

Carl Sagan 1908-1996

Nobel Prizes[change | change source]

Movies released[change | change source]

Hit songs[change | change source]

New books[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to 1996 at Wikimedia Commons