A list of events in 1996 related to Star Wars.
- 01 – Tales from Jabba's Palace published.
- 01 – Junior Jedi Knights: Lyric's World published.
- 01 – X-Wing: Rogue Squadron published.
- 15 – Dove Cameron is born.
- 01 – Young Jedi Knights: Darkest Knight published.
- June – Shadows of the Empire Sourcebook released by West End Games.
- 01 – Shield of Lies published.
- 01 – Tales of the Jedi Companion published.
- ?? – Star Wars: The Art of Dave Dorman published.
- 01 – Young Jedi Knights: Jedi Under Siege published.
- 04 – Classic Star Wars Box Set released.
- ?? – Pre-production of The Phantom Menace begins.
- 01 – Tales of the Jedi: The Golden Age of the Sith 1: Into the Unknown published.
- 02 – X-Wing: The Krytos Trap published.
- 01 – Tales of the Jedi: The Golden Age of the Sith 2: Funeral for a Dark Lord published.
- 30 – Star Wars: Dark Forces released on the PlayStation platform.
- ?? – StarWars.com launched.
- ?? – Star Wars Gamemaster Screen, Revised published by West End Games.
- 01 – Tyrant's Test published.
- 03 – Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire released on the Nintendo 64 platform.
- ?? – The New Rebellion published.
- ?? – Tales of the Bounty Hunters published.
- ?? – Tales of the Jedi: The Golden Age of the Sith 3: The Fabric of an Empire published.
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