On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 2013

Historical Events

  • 16 people are killed by a fireworks accident in Tlaxcala, Mexico
  • 24 people die after a double decker bus veers of a pass in Cape Town, South Africa

Music releaseAlbum Release

Justin Timberlake releases his 3rd studio album “The 20/20 Experience” (2013 Billboard Album of the Year)

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Li Keqiang assumes office as the 7th Premier of the People's Republic of China

Premier of China Li Keqiang
Premier of China
Li Keqiang
  • Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships

Famous Deaths

  • Booth Gardner, American politician, dies from Parkinson's disease at 76
  • Terry Lightfoot, British clarinetist and bandleader (New Orleans Jazzmen), dies at 77
2013 Highlights

About March 15, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces