On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 2013

Historical Events

  • 27 Shiite pilgrims are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing in Musayyib, Iraq
  • 42nd Fiesta Bowl: #5 Oregon beats #7 Kansas State, 35-17

Famous Deaths

  • M S Gopalakrishnan, Indian Carnatic violinist, dies at 81
  • Sergiu Nicolaescu, Romanian film director, dies from surgical complications at 82
2013 Highlights

About January 3, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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