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Historical events are an extraordinary commodity to be able to explore. NewspaperArchive brings this commodity directly to you with access to the most notable events and information from the past, including the year 1996. Such notable events include the testimony of the First Lady Hillary Clinton in regards to the Whitewater scandal, the introduction of the Nintendo 64 game system, the birth of the first cloned mammal, the singing of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the end of the 36-year civil war in Guatemala, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years. What will you discover?
The smallest mobile phone to date is released by Motorola as the Motorola StarTAC Wearable Cellular Telephone.
The detonation of the last atomic bomb to be tested by France takes place. Read More
First Lady of the United States Hillary Clinton testifies before a grand jury in regards to the Whitewater scandal.
The Album of the Year award is won by Alanis Morissette, making her the youngest person to win this award to date.
Egypt holds an international peace summit in response to the terrorist attacks in the Middle East.
Best Picture of the 68th Academy Awards is won by the film Braveheart. Read More
A nationwide ban is placed on possession of automatic and semi-automatic rifles by the Australian government after the Port Arthur massacre took place.
Japan introduces the Nintendo 64 video game system. Read More
The signing of the Constitution of Ukraine into law takes place. Read More
The birth of the first successfully cloned mammal from an adult cell, Dolly the sheep, takes place at the Roslin Institute in Midlothian, Scotland.
The youngest person ever to win the Ladies' Doubles event at Wimbledon is Martina Hingis age 15.
The sentencing of Howard Hughes to life in prison takes place for raping and murdering Sophie Hook, a 7-year-old girl.
The United States federal court deems the child protection portion of the Communications Decency Act as being too broad.
The possibility of the existence of water on one of Jupiter's moons is presented in data sent by the Galileo space probe.
A failed attempt to bring a section of the RMS Titanic to the surface is made in front of 1,700 spectators.
The drive-by shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur takes place, resulting in his death 6 days later.
The signing of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty occurs. Read More
The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty is signed by President Bill Clinton at the United Nations.
The civil trial for O.J. Simpson begins in California. Read More
Honorary United States citizenship is given to Mother Teresa. Read More
The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments is signed by President Clinton. Read More
The Apple Computer company that was co-founded by Steve Jobs buys Steve Jobs' new company, NeXT.
A 36-year civil war in Guatemala is ended by the signing of a peace accord by Guatemala and the leaders of the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Union.
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