What Happened on August 23, 2013

Historical Events

  • 26 people are killed and 55 are injured by a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 50 people are killed in mosque bombings in Tripoli, Lebanon
  • UN inspectors are stopped by Syrian government from investigating a reported site of a chemical massacre

Famous Deaths

  • David Garrick [Philip Darryl Core], British singer ("Dear Mrs. Applebee"), dies at 67
  • William Glasser, American psychiatrist, dies from respiratory failure from pneumonia at 88
2013 Highlights

About August 23, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Burn - Ellie Goulding