On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 2013

Historical Events

  • 143 rebels and 20 government troop are killed in conflict in Pibor County, Sudan
  • 15 students are killed and 7 are injured after a mortar strikes Damascus University
  • Banks in Cyprus re-open after having been closed for two weeks; the government agrees a 10 billion euro bailout deal with the EU and IMF

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Francis becomes the first Pope to wash the feet of women in the Maundy Thursday service

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Griffiths, British actor, dies from complications from heart surgery at 65
  • Soraya JimĂ©nez, Mexican weightlifter, dies from a heart attack at 70
2013 Highlights

About March 28, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries