On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 2013

Historical Events

  • 13 people are killed after a passenger plane crashes in Lagos, Nigeria
  • 325 people are killed after a migrant ship catches fire and shipwrecks of the coast of Lampedusa, Italy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chinese President Xi Jinping announces plans for a "21st Century Maritime Silk Road", linking China to Southeast Asia and the Mediterranean (Belt and Road Initiative / One Belt One Road) while in Indonesia

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping

2013 Highlights

About October 3, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra