What Happened on November 3, 2013

Historical Events

  • 6 people are killed after an overcrowded ferry sinks in Pattaya, Thailand
  • 8 people are killed and 10 are injured after a turboprop plane crashes in northern Bolivia

Sports History

Bobby Orr's autobiography "Orr: My Story" debuts at the #8 position on The New York Times best seller list for nonfiction

  • Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Cagliari, Italy: Sara Errani of Italy outclasses Russia's Alisa Kleybanova 6-1, 6-1 for an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 4-0) and 4th title for the home country
  • New York City Marathon: Geoffrey Mutai becomes first repeat winner in 15 years in slow 2:08:24; fellow Kenyan Priscah Jeptoo wins women's race in 2:25:07

Sports History

Nick Foles connects with Riley Cooper 3 times to become 7th passer in NFL history with 7 TD tosses in a game during Philadelphia Eagles’ 49-20 win over the Raiders at Oakland; Foles completes 22 of 28 for 406 yards

2013 History

Famous Deaths

  • Gerard Cieślik, Polish soccer striker (45 caps, 27 goals; Ruch Chorzów 237 games) and manager (Ruch Chorzów), dies at 86

About November 3, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

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