On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 2013

Historical Events

  • 47 people are killed and 90 are wounded in two bomb blasts in Pakistan
  • Croatia becomes the 28th member of the European Union
  • Demonstrations occur across Egypt with 15 million people calling for the resignation of their President, Mohammed Morsi

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Canadian singer Avril Lavigne (28) weds Canadian singer Chad Kroeger (38) at the Ch√Ęteau de La Napoule, a reconstructed medieval castle on the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France.

Pop Singer and Songwriter Avril Lavigne
Pop Singer and Songwriter
Avril Lavigne

Famous Deaths

  • John Stanford, American college baseball coach/administrator (Middle Tennessee), dies at 77
  • William Gray III, American politician, dies from natural causes at 71
  • William H. Gray III, American politician (Rep-D-PA, 1978-1991), dies at 71
2013 Highlights

About July 1, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer