What Happened on April 24, 2013

Historical Events

  • 33 people are killed and 115 are injured after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes Jalalabad, Afghanistan
  • Deadliest structural failure in history when 1,134, mostly garment workers killed and 2,500 injured after the Rana Plaza building collapses in Savar Upazila, Bangladesh

Famous Weddings

  • Actress and director Melissa Gilbert (48) weds actor Timothy Busfield (55) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Felser, American sports columnist (Buffalo Courier-Express, The Buffalo Evening News, The Sporting News), dies at 80

About April 24, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 5 months
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