1996

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
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Years: 1993 1994 199519961997 1998 1999
1996 by topic:
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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(Wood Pig)
4692 or 4632
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4693 or 4633
Coptic calendar 1712–1713
Discordian calendar 3162
Ethiopian calendar 1988–1989
Hebrew calendar 5756–5757
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2052–2053
 - Shaka Samvat 1918–1919
 - Kali Yuga 5097–5098
Holocene calendar 11996
Igbo calendar 996–997
Iranian calendar 1374–1375
Islamic calendar 1416–1417
Japanese calendar Heisei 8
(平成8年)
Juche calendar 85
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4329
Minguo calendar ROC 85
民國85年
Thai solar calendar 2539
Unix time 820454400–852076799

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) 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.

Events

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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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Date unknown

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Nobel Prizes

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Right Livelihood Award

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