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More interesting facts on 1996
- since the genome sequence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae was published in 1996, the complete genome sequences of over 50 other eukaryotes have been completed?
- the popular music artist Maarja-Liis Ilus has entered the Estonian Eurovision Song Contest pre-selection event Eurolaul a record three times, in 1996, 1997 and 2004?
- the Adivasi Cobra Force was formed after ethnic conflict between Santal and Bodo erupted in 1996?
- the All Sky Automated Survey is a Polish astronomical project based in Chile, controlled remotely from Poland through the Internet, and that it has discovered two comets since 1996 with a tiny budget?
- on December 12, 1996, India and Bangladesh signed a 30-year treaty resolving the long-standing dispute over the sharing of Ganges Waters?
- in 1996 then New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman may have violated the civil rights of Sherron Rolax by frisking him?
- Bridgett Riley lost her contact lenses in the fifth round of a boxing match against Theresa Arnold on September 19, 1996, leading to her first ever defeat?
- construction of St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral in Adelaide did not finish until 1996, 130 years after it began?
- during a 90-minute period on January 30, 1996, three commuters fell into the gap at the Long Island Rail Road station at Syosset due to icy platform conditions?
- Victoire Thivisol was the youngest winner ever of the Best Actress award at the Venice International Film Festival for her title role in the 1996 French film Ponette?
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