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  • Turin, Italy
    Monday Jul 1, 1996

    Zinedine Zidane

    Moving To Juventus

    Turin, Italy
    Monday Jul 1, 1996

    Zidane had offers to join Europe's top clubs in the spring of 1996, deciding on a move to UEFA Champions League winners Juventus during the close season.




  • the Atlantic Ocean near East Moriches, New York
    Wednesday Jul 17, 1996

    Plane Accidents

    TWA Flight 800

    the Atlantic Ocean near East Moriches, New York
    Wednesday Jul 17, 1996

    ِِA Boeing 747-131, TWA Flight 800, carrying 212 passengers and 18 crew, exploded and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near East Moriches, New York, shortly after departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport on a flight to Paris and Rome. A lengthy investigation concluded that the probable cause of the accident was a short circuit in a fuel tank that contained an explosive mixture of fuel vapor and air. As a result, new requirements were developed to prevent future fuel tank explosions in aircraft.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Jul 20, 1996

    Shaquille O'Neal

    The media announced that O'Neal would join the Los Angeles Lakers

    U.S.
    Saturday Jul 20, 1996

    On the team's first full day at the Olympics in Atlanta, the media announced that O'Neal would join the Los Angeles Lakers on a seven-year, $121 million contract.




  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 27, 1996

    Richard Jewell

    The "Town Square" of the Olympics

    Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 27, 1996

    Centennial Olympic Park was designed as the "town square" of the Olympics, and thousands of spectators had gathered for a late concert and merrymaking. Sometime after midnight, July 27, 1996, Eric Robert Rudolph, a terrorist who would later bomb a lesbian nightclub and two abortion clinics, planted a green backpack containing a fragmentation-laden pipe bomb underneath a bench. Jewell was working as a security guard for the event.




  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 27, 1996

    Richard Jewell

    A Bag

    Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 27, 1996

    On July 27, 1996, He discovered the bag and alerted Georgia Bureau of Investigation officers. This discovery was nine minutes before Rudolph called 9-1-1 to deliver a warning.




  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 27, 1996

    Richard Jewell

    Clearing the Immediate Area

    Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 27, 1996

    On July 27, 1996, Jewell and other security guards began clearing the immediate area so that a bomb squad could investigate the suspicious package.




  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 27, 1996

    Richard Jewell

    Bombing

    Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 27, 1996

    On July 27, 1996, The bomb exploded 13 minutes later, killing Alice Hawthorne and injuring over one hundred others. A cameraman also died of a heart attack while running to cover the incident.


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