Harman Patil

1996 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1996 in Turkey
Decades:  1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s

Events in the year 1996 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 20th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President - Süleyman Demirel
  • Prime Minister -
  • Leader of the opposition -
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party
  • Main opposition
  • Cabinet

  • 52nd government of Turkey (up to 6 March)
  • 53rd government of Turkey (6 March -28 June)
  • 54th government of Turkey (from 28 June)
  • Events

  • 16 January – The Panamanian ferry MV Avrasya was hijacked by pro-Chechen separatists
  • 29 January – Beginning of Kardak crises between Turkey and Greece
  • 8 February - BirgenAir accident 189 deaths
  • 6 March – A coalition government (ANAP and DYP)
  • 4 April – Novelist Yaşar Kemal was awarded (Prix Méditerranée Étranger)
  • 21 May - Fenerbahçe won the championship of the Turkish football league
  • 24 May- After corruption accuses Tansu Çiller the chairman of DYP announced that DYP will end the coalition’
  • 2 June – By local elections
  • June 3/14 – Habitat II (conference)
  • 14 June – Operation against militants
  • 28 June – New coalition government (RP and DYP)
  • 10 July – Türksat 1C satellite
  • 17 July - According to Fortune (magazine), Koç Holding was one of the 500 greatest companies of the World
  • October 2/8 – Prime minister Erbakan’s African tour. His visit to Libya caused sharp reactions
  • 24 October – Osmaniye Province was established
  • 3 November –Susurluk car crash
  • 25 November – Mesut Yılmaz was wounded in Badapest. This event was probably connected to Susurluk scandal
  • Births

  • 2 January - Sıla Saygı, female ice skater
  • 6 February - Emel Dereli, female track and field athlete competing in shot put
  • 15 April - İpek Soylu , female tennis player
  • 27 August - Ebru Topçu, female footballer
  • 7 September - Aslı Sahra Altunbaş, female cosplayer known as Anzujaamu
  • Deaths

  • 9 January - Özdemir Sabancı (born in 1941), industrialist (assassinated)
  • 28 January - Müfide İlhan, first female city mayor
  • 19 January- Kasım Gülek (born in 1905), politician
  • 25 February-Vehbi Koç (born in 1901), industralist
  • 23 May - Tanju Okan (born in 1938), singer
  • 28 July - Ömer Lütfü Topal (bor n in 1942), casino owner
  • 29 August - Aliye Rona (born in1921), actress
  • 24 September -Zeki Müren (born in 1931), singer
  • 3 November -Abdullah Çatlı (born in 1956), agent
  • References

    1996 in Turkey Wikipedia


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