Today in History for 1st April 1996

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- 58th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Syracuse 76-67
- Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Boston MA on WBCN 104.1 FM (morn)
- The Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia is created.

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 7 of 7

- Alfredo Nobre Coast, PM of Portugal (1978), dies
- Edwin H "Buddy" Morris, music publisher, dies at 89
- Florence Buchsbaum, French theater director (b. 1926)
- John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist, dies at 87
- John McSheery, dies of heart attack while umpiring a game, at 51
- John McSherry, American baseball umpire (b. 1944)
- Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy), dies at 47

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