On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday

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

  • Samuel "Sammy" Stewart, Americal MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies at 63
  • Van McLain [McElvain], American rock guitarist (Shooting Star), dies at 62 from West Nile virus