On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 2013

Historical Events

  • 9 people die after a plane crashes after being ensnared in power lines in Peru
  • Microsoft is fined €561M ($731M USD) by the Euro Commission for failing to respect an antitrust settlement to provide options to chose an alternative web browser
  • 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
2013 Highlights

About March 6, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces