1996

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1996
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Years: 1993 1994 199519961997 1998 1999
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1996 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1996
MCMXCVI
Ab urbe condita2749
Armenian calendar1445
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԵ
Assyrian calendar6746
Bahá'í calendar152–153
Bengali calendar1403
Berber calendar2946
British Regnal year44 Eliz. 2 – 45 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2540
Burmese calendar1358
Byzantine calendar7504–7505
Chinese calendar乙亥(Wood Pig)
4692 or 4632
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4693 or 4633
Coptic calendar1712–1713
Discordian calendar3162
Ethiopian calendar1988–1989
Hebrew calendar5756–5757
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2052–2053
 - Shaka Samvat1918–1919
 - Kali Yuga5097–5098
Holocene calendar11996
Igbo calendar996–997
Iranian calendar1374–1375
Islamic calendar1416–1417
Japanese calendarHeisei 8
(平成8年)
Juche calendar85
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4329
Minguo calendarROC 85
民國85年
Thai solar calendar2539
Unix time820454400–852076799

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) 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.

1996 was designated as:

  • International Year for the Eradication of Poverty

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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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