On This Day

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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actress Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell

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? 7 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra