On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 2012

Historical Events

  • Lorry crash in east Guinea kills 50 and injures 27
  • Two trains crash in Szczekociny, Poland, with 16 people dead and up to 50 injured

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Webster, American football coach (NY Giants), dies at 80
  • Dave Charnley, British lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), dies at 72
  • Frank Marocco, American jazz and classical accordionist, arranger and composer, dies at 81
  • Leonardo Cimino, Italian-American actor (The Monster Squad, V, Dune, Waterworld, Hudson Hawk), dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 94
  • Ralph McQuarrie, American conceptual designer (Star Wars, E.T.), dies at 82
  • Ronnie Montrose, American rock guitarist (Montrose, Gamma), dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 64
2012 Highlights

About March 3, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces