On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister of Australia after a Liberal-National Coalitions wins the election

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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


Famous Deaths

  • Ilja Hurnik, Czech composer, dies at 90