On This Day

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
2013 Highlights

About April 1, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

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