What Happened on August 18, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

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


HeartWedding of Interest

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

HeartWedding of Interest

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

Professional Surfer Bethany Hamilton
Professional Surfer
Bethany Hamilton

Famous Deaths

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