What Happened on August 18, 2013

Historical Events

  • 6 people are killed by a bomb blast on a bus in West Bengal, India
  • Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Colorado GC: Europe retain Cup for the first time in record winning margin 18-12; Sweden's Caroline Hedwall becomes first player to win 5 matches in a single competition

Famous Weddings

Rosanna Arquette

Actress Rosanna Arquette (54) weds investment banker Todd Morgan at a private ceremony in Malibu, California

Bethany Hamilton

Pro surfer Bethany Hamilton (23) weds boyfriend Adam Dirks in Kauai, Hawaii


Famous Deaths

  • Dezs┼Ĺ Gyarmati, Hungarian water polo player, dies at 85

About August 18, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 9 months and 20 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: Burn - Ellie Goulding