On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 26th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats West Virginia, 68-59
  • Tung Chee Hwa, the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong, steps down from his post after his resignation is approved by the Chinese central government.

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Cameron, Canadian journalist (b. 1943)
  • Stavros Koujioumtzis, Greek songwriter (b. 1932)