What Happened on March 3, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, dies at 80
  • Dave Charnley, British lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), dies at 72
  • 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, dies at 82
  • Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, dies from prostate cancer at 64