What Happened on March 15, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 16 people are killed by a fireworks accident in Tlaxcala, Mexico
  • 24 people die after a double decker bus veers of a pass in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships

Famous Deaths

  • Booth Gardner, American politician, dies from Parkinson's disease at 76