What Happened on April 21, 2013

Historical Events

  • 185 people are killed in a conflict between Islamic extremists and the Nigerian military
  • Horacio Cartes is elected President of Paraguay
  • Tsegaye Kebede and Priscah Jeptoo win the 2013 London Marathon
2013 History

Famous Deaths

  • Chrissy Amphlett, Australian singer- songwriter (Divinyls - "I Touch Myself"), dies of breast cancer at 53
  • Jean-Michel Damase, French pianist and composer, dies at 85
  • Leopold Engleitner, Austrian Holocaust survivor, dies at 107

Shakuntala Devi (1929-2013)

Indian writer and mental calculator known as the "Human Computer", stops calculating at 83 due to complications from severe respiratory problems

About April 21, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Just Give Me A Reason - P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess
  • UK #1 Song: Waiting All Night - Rudimental Ft. Ella Eyre