What Happened on February 24, 2013

Historical Events

  • 10 Chadian soldiers and 28 Muslim insurgents are killed in conflict in Adrar des Ifoghas, Mali
  • 55th Daytona 500: Jimmie Johnson wins 2nd Great American Race; Danica Patrick first female to start from pole position; also best-ever finish by a woman at Daytona (8th)
  • Nicos Anastasiades wins the Cypriot presidential election

Election of Interest

Raúl Castro is elected to a second term as the President of Cuba

2013 History

About February 24, 2013

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Harlem Shake - Baauer
  • UK #1 Song: One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks) - One Direction