On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 18 people are killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan
  • 38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American Serena Williams wins her 4th season ending tennis title; beats Li Na of China 2–6, 6–3, 6–0 in the WTA Championship final in Istanbul, Turkey

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel wins the Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit to clinch his 4th straight F1 World Drivers Championship; 6th consecutive GP victory

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel
  • Giorgi Margvelashvili wins the Georgian Presidential election in a landslide victory

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Reed, American musician, dies from liver disease at 71