On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 2021

Historical Events

  • Former French President Nicholas Sarkozy is sentenced to three years for trying to bribe a judge

Famous Deaths

  • Ian St John, Scottish soccer forward (21 caps; Motherwell; Liverpool 425 games), manager (Motherwell, Portsmouth) and broadcaster (ITV: Saint and Greavsie), dies from cancer at 82
  • Ralph Peterson Jr., American jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers; Fo'tet), and educator (Berklee), dies of cancer at 58
  • Vladimír Heger, Czech basketball coach (Czechoslovakia 1965-69, 72-76; Netherlands 1983-85), dies at 89
  • Zlatko Kranjčar, Croatian soccer striker (2 caps; Dinamo Zagreb, Rapid Wien) and manager (Croatia, Montenegro, Dinamo Zagreb), dies at 64
2021 Highlights

About March 1, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces