On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 2013

Historical Events

  • 14 Syrian rebels and 2 civilians are killed by heavy government shelling of Damascus
  • 15 people are killed by a restaurant car bombing by Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, Somalia

Historic Event

Chinese President Xi Jinping announces plans to develop a new 'Silk Road Economic Belt' (part of Belt and Road Initiative) during visit to Kazakhstan

  • Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister of Australia after a Liberal-National Coalitions wins the election

Famous Weddings

Patrick Stewart

Actor Patrick Stewart (72) weds singer Sunny Ozell (35) near Lake Tahoe

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Katz, American classical and jazz cellist (Chico Hamilton Quintet), and composer (Roger Corman films), dies at 84
  • Ilja Hurnik, Czech composer, dies at 90
2013 Highlights

About September 7, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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