On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 2013

Historical Events

  • 11 people are killed and 50 are injured after a hotel fire in Xiangyang, China
  • 20 people are killed in attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • 33 people are killed after a bus tumbled off a cliff in Trujillo, Peru
  • 77th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Adam Scott wins his first major title and becomes first Australian Masters champion with a 2nd hole sudden death playoff win against Ángel Cabrera

Film & TV History

Comedian Kevin Hart is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in California

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart

Election of Interest

Justin Trudeau, son of long-serving Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, is elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Justin Trudeau

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Moran, American computer hacker, dies from overdose at 30
  • John S Ragin, American actor (Dr Astin-Quincy ME), dies at 83
  • Sir Colin Davis, British conductor (Covent Garden, 1970-85; Bavarian Radio Symphony, 1983-93; London Symphony, 1995-2006), dies at 85
2013 Highlights

About April 14, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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