What Happened on August 28, 2013

Historical Events

  • 51 people are killed in a series of bombings across Iraq
  • 70th Venice Film Festival: "Sacro GRA" directed by Gianfranco Rosi wins Golden Lion
  • China and Russia walk out of a UN Security Council meeting after the US pushes for immediate action against Syria's use of chemical weapons
2013 History

Famous Deaths

  • Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, dies at 79

About August 28, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 1 month 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