On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 2013

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Angela Merkel is elected Chancellor of Germany for a third term

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • Australia wins the 3rd test to take win the 2013-14 Ashes test cricket series

Famous Deaths

  • Leland Smith, American composer, bassoonist and computer coder who led music publishing into the digital age (SCORE), dies at 88
2013 Highlights

About December 17, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius