What Happened on March 10, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 33rd Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Louisville beats Cincinnati, 50-44
  • At least 130 rockets are fired into Israel from Gaza

Famous Weddings

  • "Curly Sue" actress Alisan Porter (30) weds former "Days of Our Lives" actor Brian Autenrieth (33) at Diablo Dormido in the Santa Monica

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Rowland, American Nobel laureate in chemistry, dies from Parkinson's disease at 84
  • Jean Giraud, French comic artist, dies at 73
  • Julio Gonzalez, Mexican light heavyweight boxer, dies from a hit and run at 35
  • Mykola Plaviuk, Ukrainian president, dies at 86
  • Richard White, New Zealand rugby union player, dies at 86