2010s|Miss Chinese International Pageant 1996 was held on January 27.
Intelsat 708 was destroyed on February 14 (day in China at the time).
On February 14, Long March 3B launched its first flight.
On February 3, 1996 Lijiang earthquake hit Lijiang City and left at least 322 killed, 3,925 serious injuries, and 13,000 injuries.
The Republic of China presidential election took place on March 23. Lee Teng-hui was elected president and Lien Chan was elected vice president.
The Third Taiwan Strait Crisis ended on March 23.
China competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics. The closing ceremony of the Olympics was on August 4. In total there were 294 athletes who competed for China.
The first round of the 1996 FIVB World Grand Prix took place in Shanghai from September 27 to 29.
Chinese Jia-A League 1996 ended in late October. Dalian Wanda won the championship.
1996 in China Wikipedia
The following lists events from 1996 in China.