On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 2013

Historical Events

  • 17 soldiers are killed by a suicide bomber at a military checkpoint in North Waziristan, Pakistan
  • 25 people are killed by gunmen in a coordinated attack in Adamawa State, Nigeria
  • A series of emergency meetings in Brussels undertaken to resolve Cyprus’ financial situation
  • Scotland defeats Sweden to win the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship

Famous Weddings

  • Motorcycle mogul Jesse James (43) weds drag racer Alexis DeJoria in Malibu, California

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Anderson, New Zealand author, dies at 86
2013 Highlights

About March 24, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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