What Happened on March 1, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lenny Wilkens, winningest coach in NBA, coaches his 1,000th victory

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens
  • New toll-free 888 area code introduced in USA
  • Plans approved allowing traffic cameras High Harrington & Shap England

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret McKay, politician, dies at 85