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Friday February 13, 2015

February 13: Day of the Week

February 13, 2015 was the 44th day of the year 2015 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 321 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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February 2015

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

February 13 Historical Event(s)

  • 1575
    Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims, marrying Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont on the same day.
  • 1692
    Massacre of Glencoe: About 78 Macdonalds at Glen Coe, Scotland are killed early in the morning for not promptly pledging allegiance to the new king, William of Orange.
  • 1954
    Frank Selvy becomes the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game
  • 1955
    Israel obtains 4 of the 7 Dead Sea scrolls.
  • 1960
    With the success of a nuclear test codenamed “Gerboise Bleue”, France becomes the fourth country to possess nuclear weapons.
  • 1964
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dragon in Chinese astrology.
  • 1971
    Vietnam War: Backed by American air and artillery support, South Vietnamese troops invade Laos.
  • 1978
    Hilton bombing: a bomb explodes in a refuse truck outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney, Australia, killing two refuse collectors and a policeman.
  • 1982
    Río Negro massacre in Guatemala.
  • 1991
    Gulf War: Two laser-guided “smart bombs” destroy the Amiriyah shelter in Baghdad. Allied forces said the bunker was being used as a military communications outpost, but over 400 Iraqi civilians inside were killed.

Who were born on February 13?

  • 1480
    Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1542)
  • 1672
    Étienne François Geoffroy, French chemist (d. 1731)
  • 1942
    Carol Lynley, American actress
  • 1944
    Bo Svenson, Swedish-born actor
  • 1944
    Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (d. 2006)
  • 1961
    Henry Rollins, American musician, comedian, and actor (Black Flag)
  • 1961
    Kyi Hla Han, Burmese golfer
  • 1962
    May Sweet, Burmese singer
  • 1967
    Stanimir Stoilov, Bulgarian footballer and coach
  • 1980
    Mark Watson, British comedian

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