What Happened on March 16, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 24 Pakistani Army soldiers are killed after their bus falls down a ravine in Rawalpindi
  • 34th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Louisville beats Syracuse, 78-61
  • A €10 billion Cyprus bailout plan will wipe out 10% of the citizens bank deposits
  • Kim Yu-Na of South Korea wins the women’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Smith, American R&B singer, dies from complications of influenza and pneumonia at 76