What Happened on February 4, 2013

Historical Events

  • 20 people are killed after an apartment building was struck by a rocket in Aleppo, Syria
  • 22 people are killed and 24 are injured after a bus and a truck collide in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • 22 people are killed and 44 are injured after a suicide bombing in Taji, Iraq
  • 8 people are killed and 30 are injured after a bus collides with two vehicles and flips in Yucaipa, California
  • Europol announces it will investigate over 680 football matches alleged to involve match fixing
  • Paris, France annuls 213 year old law banning women from wearing trousers

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Byrd, American jazz trumpeter (Black Byrd), dies at 80
  • Pat Halcox, British trumpeter, dies at 82
  • Reg Presley [Reginald Ball], English rock vocalist (Troggs - "Wild Thing"; "Love Is All Around"), and songwriter, dies from lung cancer at 71
  • Theresia van der Pant, Dutch sculptor, dies at 88
2013 Highlights

About February 4, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
  • UK #1 Song: Get Up (Rattle) - Bingo Players Ft. Far East Movement