What Happened on March 3, 1996

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • David Bowman, Scottish trade unionist (National Union of Railwaymen), dies at 82
  • John Joseph Krol, American clergyman (Roman Catholic Archbishop of Philadelphia, 1961-88), dies at 85
  • Leo Malet, French crime novelist, dies at 86
  • Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, German journalist, dies at 76
  • 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? 27 years, 3 months and 5 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: How Deep Is Your Love - Take That