Today in History for 12th July 1996

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- Kirby Puckett retires from Minnesota Twins
- Michael Jordan signs a NBA contract for 1 year for $25 million
- Start of 1st "Super 8's" tournament in Kuala Lumpur

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 8 of 8

- Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar Naturalist, dies at 84
- Gottfried von Einem, composer, dies at 78
- John Boon, publisher, dies at 79
- John Chancellor, news anchor (VOA, NBC), dies at 68
- John William Chancellor, journalist, dies at 68
- Jonathan Melvoin, keyboardist (Smashing Pumpkins), dies of heorin OD
- Nazar Mohammad, cricketer (Pakistan's 1st five Tests 1952-53), dies
- William Darling, journalist, dies at 73

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