On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Atlanta's Lenny Wilkens becomes first coach in NBA history to reach 1,000 career victories when the Hawks beat Cleveland Cavaliers, 74-68

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