What Happened on March 17, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Bus Stop" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • "Getting Away With Murder" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 17 performances
  • Aravinda De Silva gets 107* & 3-42 in cricket World Cup victory
  • Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
  • Sri Lanka beat Australia by 7 wickets to win the World Cup

Famous Deaths

  • Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist, dies at 83
  • Kenneth Jameson, art educationalist, dies at 83
  • Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83
  • Terry Stafford, American singer (b. 1941)
  • Thomas Enders, diplomat, dies at 64