On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 2013

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
  • Rafael Puyana, Colombian baroque harpsichordist (NY debut 1957), dies at 81
  • Sammy Guillen, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests West Indies & 3 Tests New Zealand), dies at 88
2013 Highlights

About March 1, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces