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1996

1996

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1996 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1996
MCMXCVI
Ab urbe condita 2749
Armenian calendar 1445
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԵ
Chinese calendar 4632/4692-11-11
(乙亥年十一月十一日)
— to —
4633/4693-11-21
(丙子年十一月廿一日)
Ethiopian calendar 1988 – 1989
Hebrew calendar 5756 – 5757
Hindu calendars
- Vikram Samvat 2051 – 2052
- Shaka Samvat 1918 – 1919
- Kali Yuga 5097 – 5098
Iranian calendar 1374 – 1375
Islamic calendar 1417 – 1418
Thai solar calendar 2539

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. 1996 was also the Chinese New Year of the Fire Rat, a year traditionally feared for natural disasters.

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Image:ALH84001 structures.jpg
The electron microscope revealed chain structures in meteorite fragment ALH84001

The Detroit of India and port city Madras is renamed Chennai.

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Image:Ethiopian961.jpg
Flight 961 breaks up in the Indian Ocean after it ran out of fuel.

It gains 10 days in a row during the month.

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  • Ask.com (Then Ask Jeeves) formed.
  • General Motors EV1 launched. The EV1 is the first electric car to go into mass production.

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[edit] Nobel prizes

[edit] Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

[edit] Templeton Prize

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