On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 2013

Historical Events

  • 80 people are killed in a wave of insurgency across Iraq
  • 9 children are killed by a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan
  • Super Rugby Final, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton: Chiefs successfully defend title with a 27-22 over ACT Brumbies

Famous Weddings

  • Actor and model Kevin Zegers (28) weds talent agent Jaime Feld in New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Farman Fatehpuri [Syed Dildar Ali], Urdu scholar, linguist, critic and author, dies of natural causes at 87
2013 Highlights

About August 3, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 10 months and 23 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