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1996 HAPPENINGS

MUSIC

63rd Annual Bach Festival.  Dr. Thomas Somerville conducting

POLITICS

Paper currencies get a face lift, beginning with the $100 note.  These changes include watermarks, larger portraits, and color-shifting ink.
US Peacekeepers enter Bosnia
Former French President Mitterrand dies
France halts nuclear testing
The siege of Sarajevo ends
Israel attacks Beirut
US hosts the Olympics.  Atlanta, Georgia is host city
Terrorists bomb a concert event at the Atlanta Olympics
Fighting continues with Taleban forces in Afganistan

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