On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sri Lanka 9-349 in 50 overs beat Pakistan 315 all out, Sanath Jayasuriya hits ton in 48 balls, world ODI record at Singapore

  • Tigers slugger Cecil Fielder steals 1st base in 1,097th career game

Famous Deaths

  • Guitar Gabriel [Robert Lewis Jones], American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 70