What Happened on July 27, 2013

Historical Events

  • 1,000 inmates escape from a prison in Benghazi, Libya
  • 100 people are killed and 1,500 injured in a crackdown against protesters in Cairo, Egypt
  • First Przewalski’s horse (whose wild populations were believed extinct in 1969) is born via artificial insemination at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute as part of a worldwide effort to rebuild the wild herds
2013 History

Famous Deaths

  • Lindy Boggs (née Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne), American politician (US Representative from Louisiana, 1973-97), and diplomat, dies from natural causes at 97

About July 27, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Wake Me Up - Avicii