On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The US Postal Service announces the cessation of Saturday first-class mail delivery from August 2013
  • UK House of Commons votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Egil Hovland, Norwegian composer, dies at 88
  • Stuart Freeborn, English motion picture make-up artist, dies at 98