On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 9 people die after a plane crashes after being ensnared in power lines in Peru
  • Microsoft is fined €561 by the Euro Commission for not providing alternative web browsers
  • Syrian rebels capture Ar-Raqqah, their first major city

Famous Deaths

  • Alvin Lee, English rocker, dies from complications from surgery at 68
  • Sabine Bischoff, German fencer (Olympic gold 1984), dies at 54
  • Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian country artist, dies from natural causes at 77