What Happened on April 1, 2013

Historical Events

  • 9 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Tikrit, Iraq
  • The world’s first smelling TV screen is unveiled in Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Pardee, American College Football Hall of Fame linebacker (Texas A&M; NFL: LA Rams, Washington Redskins) and coach (Houston Oilers), dies at gallbladder cancer at 76
  • Nicolae Martinescu, Romanian Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold 100kg 1972), dies at 73

About April 1, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
  • UK #1 Song: Let's Get Ready To Rhumble - Pj & Duncan