On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 2013

Historical Events

  • 21 people are killed in flash floods in Qinghai province, China
  • 37 people are killed and 16 are injured in a bus crash near Chin Swee Temple, Malaysia

Famous Deaths

  • C. Gordon Fullerton, American USMC Colonel, and NASA astronaut (STS-3; STS-51-F), dies at 76
  • Sid Bernstein, American music producer/promoter, dies at 95
2013 Highlights

About August 21, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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