1996 in Portugal
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|See also:||List of years in Portugal|
Events in the year 1996 in Portugal.
- 14 January – Portuguese presidential election, 1996.
- 9 March – Jorge Sampaio takes over as president after Mário Soares
- 13 October – Portuguese regional elections, 1996
Arts and entertainment
- 7 March – Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 1996 (Festival da Canção)
- 5 December – The cable television channel Canal Panda launched
- 8-14 April – 1996 Estoril Open (tennis)
- 22 September – 1996 Portuguese Grand Prix (Formula One)
- Establishment of the Taça Nacional Sénior de Futsal Feminino.
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- 4 February – Alfredo Nobre da Costa, engineer and politician (born 1923)
- 13 August – António de Spínola, military officer, politician and writer (born 1910)