On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • James Rothman, Randy Schekman and  Thomas C. Südhof win the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work on transport systems in cells
  • Mulatu Teshome becomes president of Ethiopia

Famous Deaths

  • Patrice Chéreau, French opera director and actor (Danton), dies from lung cancer at 68