On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1996

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Despite Sachin Tendulkar's masterful 137 in India's 3 for 272, Sri Lanka wins Cricket World Cup match in Delhi by 6 wickets; Sanath Jayasuriya 79, Hashan Tillakaratne 70no

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobo Majluta Azar, 47th President of the Dominican Republic (1978-82), dies at 61
  • Yrrah [Harry Lammertink], Dutch cartoonist (Vrij Netherland), dies at 63
1996 Highlights

About March 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces