What Happened on August 2, 2013

Historical Events

  • 40 people are killed after an ammunition depot explodes in Homs, Syria

Event of Interest

Carl Icahn sues computer giant Dell in an attempt to derail a buyout bid by the CEO, Michael Dell

  • Naresh Sohal's orchestral work "The Cosmic Dance" first performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Peter Oundjian, at the Royal Albert Hall, London
2013 History

About August 2, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 1 month and 19 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: Wake Me Up - Avicii