What Happened on September 21, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 100 people are killed in a series of attacks across Iraq
  • 59 people are killed and 175 wounded in a shopping mall gun battle in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 6 people are killed in military and insurgent conflict in Zamboanga City, Philippines

Famous Weddings

  • Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg (35) weds singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom (31) at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California
  • US billionaire investor and active supporter of liberal political causes George Soros (83) weds health care and education consultant Tamiko Bolton (42) at his estate in Bedford, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Roman Vlad, Romanian-born Italian composer, dies at 93