What Happened on March 11th, 1996

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Chris Harris scores 130 in losing NZ side v Australia, World Cup
  • John Winston Howard becomes the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. His term in office is the second longest in Australian history, ending on December 3, 2007.
  • Mark Waugh scores 110 v NZ for his third century of the World Cup
  • The EU Database Directive is passed.

Famous Deaths

  • Barry Appleby, cartoonist, dies at 86
  • Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer, dies at 92
  • Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant, dies at 70
  • John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian, dies at 96
  • Vince Edwards, actor (Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 67