On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 16 people are killed by mudslides in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 27 people are killed and 14 are injured in a bus crash in Maharashtra, India
  • NASA's Mars rover Curiosity discovers further evidence of water-bearing minerals

Famous Deaths

  • Bud Palmer, American basketball player (NY Knicks) and sportscaster, dies at 91
  • Harry Reems, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 65