On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 2013

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Angela Merkel is elected Chancellor of Germany for a third term

  • 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? 7 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius