What Happened on January 27, 2013

Historical Events

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

Australian 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

  • In Port Said, Egypt, protests result in 7 people being killed and 630 are injured

Sports History

Magnus Carlsen wins the 2013 Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands

  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii: NFC beats AFC, 62-35; MVP: Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings, TE
  • Spain defeats Denmark to win the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship
  • The Kiss nightclub fire in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, ignited by pyrotechnics used by a performing rock band kills 245 people and injures at least 600 others; most of the deaths were from toxic smoke inhalation, the club was over capacity and had no fire exits
2013 History

About January 27, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 1 month and 29 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