What Happened on March 30, 1996

Historical Events

  • 149th Grand National: 7/1 favourite Rough Quest, ridden by Irish jockey Mick Fitzgerald wins by 1ΒΌ lengths from Encore Un Peu

Cricket History

Lara hits 146 cricket not out in ODI vs NZ at Port-Of-Spain

  • NY Mets beats NY Yankees 5-3 in an exhibition game

Event of Interest

Prince Edward & girl-friend Sophie visited Greystoke Castle

1996 History

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Falkus, British filmmaker and naturalist, dies at 78
  • Ryoei Saito, Japanese businessman (Daishowa Paper Manufacturing), dies at 79

About March 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 22 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