What Happened on March 2, 1996

Historical Events

Cricket World Cup

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
  • Lyle Talbot [Lysle Henderson], American stage and screen actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - "Joe"), dies of congestive heart failure at 94
  • Yrrah [Harry Lammertink], Dutch cartoonist (Vrij Netherland), dies at 63
1996 Highlights

About March 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis