On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 2013

Historical Events

  • 14 people are killed and 26 are injured by two roadside bombings in Baqubah, Iraq
  • 638 people are killed in violent clashes between police and protesters across Egypt

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Lanier, American rock keyboardist, guitarist and vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), dies from complications from COPD at 67
  • Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, dies at 43
2013 Highlights

About August 14, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus