On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 2013

Historical Events

  • 100 people are killed in a series of attacks across Iraq
  • 59 people are killed and 175 wounded in a shopping mall gun battle in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 6 people are killed in military and insurgent conflict in Zamboanga City, Philippines

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

Farm Aid held in Saratoga Springs, New York; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Pete Seeger, Amos Lee, Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Sasha Dobson, Carlene Carter, Pegi Young & The Survivors, and Insects vs Robots

Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
Singer-Songwriter
John Mellencamp

Famous Weddings

  • Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg (35) weds singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom (31) at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California

LoveWedding of Interest

US billionaire investor and active supporter of liberal political causes George Soros (83) weds health care and education consultant Tamiko Bolton (42) at his estate in Bedford, New York

Investor and Political Activist George Soros
Investor and Political Activist
George Soros

Famous Deaths

  • Roman Vlad, Romanian-born Italian composer, dies at 93
2013 Highlights

About September 21, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo