On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1996

Historical Events

  • 1st surface photos of Pluto (photographed by Hubble Space Telescope)
  • British Steel in Workington wins Lithuanian multi-million pound order

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Magic Johnson is 2nd NBA player to reach 10,000 career assists

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • The first democratically elected Palestinian parliament formed

Famous Deaths

  • Aled Eames, Welsh maritime historian, dies at 74
1996 Highlights

About March 7, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces