On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 2013

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Robert Mugabe continues to maintain power after winning 142 out of 210 seats in the Zimbabwean election

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Kazmaier, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1951; Unanimous All-American 1951; Princeton), dies from heart and lung disease at 82
2013 Highlights

About August 1, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo