On This Day

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 Maurice Ball], English rock vocalist (Troggs-Wild Thing) and songwriter, dies from lung cancer at 71
2013 Highlights

About February 4, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius