On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 2013

Historical Events

Music Single

"Happy" single is released by Pharrell Williams (Billboard Song of the Year 2014, Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance 2015)

  • 31 people are killed by a truck bomb in northeaster Iraq
  • 54 people are killed after the roof of a supermarket collapses in Riga, Latvia
  • The Alabama parole board grants posthumous pardons to three members of the Scottsboro boys

Famous Weddings

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (34) weds actor Brian Hallisay (34)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Parmegiani, French composer (L'Oeil ├ęcoute - The Eye Listens), dies at 86
  • Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 84
  • Vern Mikkelsen, American HOF basketball player, dies at 85
2013 Highlights

About November 21, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 8 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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