On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Alice Munro is awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for literature

Famous Deaths

  • Kumar Pallana, Indian character actor and vaudevillian (Bottle Rocket, Rushmore), dies at 94
  • Scott Carpenter, American astronaut (Mercury 7-Aurora 7), dies from complications from a stroke at 88