What Happened on March 1, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 14 people are killed in the Lahad Datu standoff between Malaysian government and rebel forces
  • The 2013 US budget sequestration comes into effect

Famous Deaths

  • Bonnie Franklin, American actress, dies from pancreatic cancer at 69
  • Sammy Guillen, West Indian cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies & NZ), dies at 88