On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 2018

Historical Events

  • Gunmen attack the French embassy and army HQ in suspected terrorist incident in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, killing 8 and injuring 80

Famous Deaths

  • Sammy Stewart, American MLB pitcher (World Series 1983; AL ERA leader 1981; Cleveland Indians), dies of hypertension and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease at 63
  • Van McLain [McElvain], American rock guitarist (Shooting Star), dies at 62 from West Nile virus
2018 Highlights

About March 2, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces