On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Hilary Mantel is awarded the 2013 David Cohen Prize for literature
  • UN Security Council approves further North Korean sanctions for its nuclear testing

Famous Deaths

  • Claude King, American country music singer (Wolverton Mountain), dies at 90
  • Elmar Tampõld, Estonian-Canadian architect, dies at 92
  • Kenny Ball, English jazz musician, dies of pneumonia at 82
  • Peter Banks [Brockbanks], British rock guitarist and singer-songwriter described as "the architect of progressive music" (Yes, the Syn, Flash), dies of heart failure at 65