On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

President of Cuba Raúl Castro
President of Cuba
Raúl Castro