On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 2013

Historical Events

  • 2 people are killed and 30 are injured after a coach crash in southern France
  • 22 people are killed by flash floods in Kabul, Pakistan
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Oak Hill CC: Jason Dufner wins first major title by 2 shots from fellow American Jim Furyk

Sports History

Usain Bolt of Jamaica records best time of the year (9.77s) to edge out American Justin Gatlin and win 100m at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Lamberto Puggelli, Italian stage and opera director (Spoleto Festival), dies at 75
2013 Highlights

About August 11, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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