What Happened on February 18, 2013

Historical Events

  • $50 million worth of diamonds is stolen in an armed robbery at Brussels Airport, Belgium
  • 15 people are killed by flooding and landslides in Indonesia

Famous Deaths

  • Damon Harris, African-American soul singer (The Temptations-My Girl), dies from prostate cancer at 62
  • Elspet Gray, Lady Rix, Scottish actress (4 Weddings & a Funeral, Solo, Tokyo), dies at 83
  • Kevin Ayers, British progressive rocker (Soft Machine; Joy of a Toy), dies at 68

About February 18, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Holidays: Family Day (Canada), Washington's Birthday (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
  • UK #1 Song: I Could Be The One - Avicii Vs Nicky Romero