What Happened on January 21, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1 person is killed and 15 are injured by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Indonesia
  • 18 people are killed and 24 are injured after a bus falls down a ravine in Yungas, Bolivia
  • 30 people are killed in a car bombing in Salamiyeh, Syria
  • 41 people are injured after two trains collide in Vienna, Austria
  • Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Netherlands’ Minister of Finance, becomes the President of the Euro Group

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Michael Winner, English film director and producer (Death Wish), dies at 77