On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 2013

Historical Events

  • 30 people are killed in a gang battle involving flame throwers in Palmasola prison, Bolivia
  • 4 people are killed in a helicopter crash in the Shetland Islands

Famous Deaths

  • Julie Harris, American actress (The Bell Jar: I Am A Camera; East of Eden), dies of, heart failure at 87
2013 Highlights

About August 24, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 10 months and 2 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