On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 100 people are killed by the Syrian Army in a raid on al-Bayda, Baniyas
  • 14 members of the Sons of Iraq are killed in attacks in Fallujah, Iraq
  • 60 miners are killed after a gold mine collapses in Jebel Amir, North Darfur, Sudan
  • Rhode Island becomes the tenth US state to legalize same-sex marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Jeff Hanneman, American guitarist, dies from liver failure at 49