On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 44 people are killed by a lightning storm in Bihar, India

Music awardsMusic Awards

47th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

  • 47th Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins
  • Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan

Book releaseHistoric Publication

The first article based on NSA leaked documents by Edward Snowden are published by the Guardian Newspaper in the UK

NSA Contractor Edward Snowden
NSA Contractor
Edward Snowden

Famous Deaths

  • Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, Irish paramilitary and political leader of Sinn Féin, dies at 80