On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2013

Historical Events

  • 1 person is killed and 4 are injured after a hot air balloon crash in Montbovon, Sweden
  • 18 people are killed and 55 are wounded by a car bomb explosion in Damascus, Syria
  • 25 people are killed and 60 are wounded by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq
  • An alleged chemical weapons attack on Damascus, Syria, is claimed by Syrian rebels
2013 Highlights

About August 6, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 10 months and 26 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