On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic 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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 84
  • Vern Mikkelsen, American HOF basketball player, dies at 85