What Happened on March 21, 2013

Historical Events

  • 12 people are killed and 30 are injured by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • 24 people are killed and 100 are injured by a tornado and hail storm in southern China
  • 42 people are killed and 84 are injured by a bombing in a mosque in Damascus, Syria
  • A barter dispute loses control and results in 10 people being killed, 20 injured, and 4 mosques being burnt to the ground in Myanmar
  • At least 45 people drown and 60 are missing after a Nigerian boat sinks off the shore of Gabon
  • Martin Gould defeats Ali Carter to win the snooker 2013 Championship League
  • The European Space Agency reveals new data that indicates that the universe is 13.82 billion years old

Famous Deaths

Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe (1930-2013)

Nigerian poet and novelist (Things Fall Apart, Christmas in Biafra), dies at 82

2013 Highlights

About March 21, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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