What Happened on March 13, 2013

Historical Events

  • 10 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Kunduz province, Afghanistan
  • Aleqa Hammond’s Siumut party wins the Greenland parliamentary elections
  • An Embraer 821 aeroplane crashes and kills 9 people in Para, Brazil

Papal Inauguration

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio is elected the new pope, taking the papal name Pope Francis

  • North Korea shreds the Korean Armistice agreement
  • The European Parliament rejects a European Union budget for the first time

Famous Deaths

  • Ducky Detweiler, American MLB player, dies at 94
  • Malachi Throne, American actor, dies at 84
2013 Highlights

About March 13, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

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