On This Day

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
  • 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 interestEvent of Interest

Prince Edward & girl-friend Sophie visited Greystoke Castle

Earl of Wessex Prince Edward
Earl of Wessex
Prince Edward

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist, dies at 78
  • Ryoei Saito, Japanese businessman (Daishowa Paper Manufacturing), dies at 79
1996 Highlights

About March 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries