History Quiz / 1996

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Can you name the events of 1996?

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January 7This city closes its public schools for the first time in 18 years due to a massive blizzard.
February 28At the 38th Grammy Awards, this Canadian singer of 'Ironic' and 'Hand In My Pocket' becomes the youngest person ever to win the Album of the Year award.
February 29The father of this NBA superstar is murdered in North Carolina.
April 3This man, notorious for a mail bombing spree lasting from 1978 to 1995, is arrested in his Montana Cabin
April 6This American sports organization kicks off. The San Jose Clash beat D.C. United 1-0.
May 10This mountain sees the death of 8 climbers after a sudden storm descends on it. Jon Krakauer later published the book, 'Into Thin Air,' describing his experiences in this storm.
June 23This video game system is released in Japan.
July 3Russia reelects this man as president.
July 5Scientists witness the birth of this world-famous cloned animal.
July 19The 1996 Summer Olympics begin in this city.
July 27Bombers kill 1 and injure over 100 people in this park located in the city where the Olympics are being held.
August 20A massive protest in this country is broken up by riot police. The protesters wanted to unify with their northern neighbors.
August 31Kansas State and Texas Tech are the first 2 teams to play a college football game as a member of this conference.
November 5This man is reelected as President of the United States.
November 16An honorary U.S. citizenship is granted to this Catholic nun from Albania.
December 13The UN Security Council elects this man as the next Secretary-General of the UN.

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