On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 60 people are killed in Nigeria after a bus collides with an oil tanker
  • Baltimore outfielder Chris Davis becomes 4th player to homer in first 4 games of a MLB season; 8th-inning grand slam propels Orioles to a 9-5 win over the Twins; his RBI total of 16 a MLB record
  • Japan’s Nikkei 225 reaches its highest level in five years