What Happened on April 13, 2015

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Avengers: Age of Ultron", directed by Joss Whedon, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner, premieres in Los Angeles

  • Migrant ship carrying around 550 sinks off the Libyan coast, about 400 drown

Famous Deaths

  • Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist & writer, dies at 74

Günter GrassGünter Grass (1927-2015)

German writer, playwright (The Tin Drum) and Nobel Prize laureate (1999), dies at 87

2015 Highlights

About April 13, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  • UK #1 Song: Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne