What Happened on March 26, 1996

Historical Events

Cricket History

Last day of 1st-class cricket for Allan Border (Qld v Vic)

  • The International Monetary Fund approves a $10.2 billion loan for Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathryn Bernardo, Filipina actress (Hello, Love, Goodby), born in Cabanatuan, Philippines
Born in 1996

Famous Deaths

  • Cissie Charlton, English football matriarch (mother of Bobby Carlton), dies at 83
  • David Packard, American electronic engineer and businessman, dies at 83
  • Edmund Muskie, American politician (Sen-D-Me) and US Secretary of State (1980-81), dies at 81
  • Tom Wakefield, British writer, dies at 60

About March 26, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Because You Loved Me (From "Up Close & Personal") - Celine Dion
  • UK #1 Song: Firestarter - The Prodigy