On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 2013

Historical Events

  • 10 people are killed by a car bombing in Basra, Iraq
  • 54th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Ole Miss beats Florida, 66-63
  • 60th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Miami beats North Carolina, 87-77

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Francis delivers his first Angelus prayer and blessing

  • Toyo Ito wins the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Famous Deaths

  • Jan van Houwelingen, Dutch politician (Undersecretary of Defense (CDA), dies at 73
2013 Highlights

About March 17, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces