On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1996

Historical Events

  • Auckland beat Wellington by 9 wickets to win Shell Trophy Final

Famous Deaths

  • David Bowman, trade unionist, dies at 82
  • John Joseph Krol, cardinal, dies at 95
  • Leo Malet, French crime novelist, dies at 86
  • Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, German journalist, dies at 76
  • Lyle Talbot [Lysle Henderson], American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 94
  • Marguerite Duras, French novelist and playwright (Sea Wall), dies at 81
  • Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian, dies at 91
1996 Highlights

About March 3, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces