On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 98 people are killed and 248 are injured across Iraq from a series of bombings and shootings
  • A car bombing kills 10 people and injures 20 in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Explosions kill 25 people at a bus park in Kano, Nigeria

Famous Deaths

  • Muhammad Mahmood Alam, Pakistani general and fighter ace, dies at 77