On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Art" opens at Royale Theater NYC
  • Mark Martin drives his Ford Taurus to victory in the inaugural NASCAR Winston Cup event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Martin finishes 1.6 seconds ahead of teammate Jeff Burton
  • Miami's Pat Riley becomes the 5th head coach to record 900 NBA career wins with Heat's 85-84 win over the New Jersey Nets