What Happened on October 16, 2013

Historical Events

  • 18 people are killed after Typhoon Wipha strikes Japan
  • 21 people are killed after a minibus hits a land mine in Nawa, Syria
  • 49 people are killed after Lao Airlines Flight 301¬†crashes in the Mekong River, Laos
  • The United States ends its 16-day government shut down and avoids default in a Bi-partisan deal in the Senate

Famous Weddings

Kristen Bell

American actress and singer Kristen Bell (30) weds American actor Dax Shepard (38) at the Beverly Hills County Clerk's Office in California

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Lauter, American actor (The Artist, The Number 23), dies from mesothelioma at 74
2013 Highlights

About October 16, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

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