On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 2013

Historical Events

  • 11 people are killed and 32 are injured after a bus crashes down a ravine in Serta, Portugal
  • 20 police officers have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • 29th Sundance Film Festival: "Fruitvale Station", directed by Ryan Coogler, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 7 people are killed and 3 are injured after a retaining wall collapses during a football match at the Ugur Sports Facility, Turkey

Sport awardAustralian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins Open era record 4th Australian crown; beats Andy Murray of Scotland 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
  • In Port Said, Egypt, protests result in 7 people being killed and 630 are injured

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Magnus Carlsen wins the 2013 Tata Steel Chess Tournament

Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen
Chess Grandmaster
Magnus Carlsen
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 62-35; MVP: Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings, TE
  • Spain defeats Denmark to win the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship
2013 Highlights

About January 27, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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