What Happened on July 17, 2013

Historical Events

  • 58 people are killed in floods in Sichuan Province, China
  • 7 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria

Bono Honored

U2 singer Bono is made a Commandeur of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

2013 History

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Appleyard, British-Canadian jazz vibraphonist, dies from natural causes at 84

About July 17, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke/Ti/Pharrell