On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 2010

Historical Events

Copiapó Mine Rescue

Copiapó mining accident in Chile comes to a happy end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground

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A miner kneels to pray after being rescued from the San Jose mine in Copiapó
A miner kneels to pray after being rescued from the San Jose mine in Copiapó
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Famous Deaths

  • General Norman Johnson, American soul singer, (Chairmen of the Board - "Give Me Just a Little More Time"), and songwriter ("Patches"; "Want Ads"), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Vernon Biever, American photographer (b. 1923)
2010 Highlights

About October 13, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 11 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra