December 13: Day of the Week
December 13, 2020 is the 348th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 18 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1294Saint Celestine V resigns the papacy after only five months; Celestine hoped to return to his previous life as an ascetic hermit.
- 1643English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.
- 1769Dartmouth College is founded by the Rev. Eleazar Wheelock, with a Royal Charter from King George III, on land donated by Royal Governor John Wentworth.
- 1809Dr. Ephraim McDowell performed the first ovariotomy, removing a 22 pound tumor.
- 1862American Civil War: At the Battle of Fredericksburg, Confederate General Robert E. Lee defeats the Union Major General Ambrose E. Burnside.
- 1949The Knesset votes to move the capital of Israel to Jerusalem.
- 1962NASA Relay 1 launch, first active repeater communications satellite in orbit.
- 1977A DC-3 aircraft chartered from the Indianapolis-based National Jet crashes near Evansville Regional Airport, killing 29, including the University of Evansville basketball team, support staff and boosters of the team.
- 1981General Wojciech Jaruzelski declares martial law in Poland to prevent dismantling of the communist system by Solidarity.
- 2001The King of Perlis has has sweared and signed the proclamation of the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong,thus became the de jure 12th Yang Di-Pertuan Agong,the head of state of Malaysia.He replaced the Sultan of Selangor,whose died in office for five years.
Who were born on December 13?
- 1662Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)
- 1884Aimilios Veakis, Greek actor (d. 1951)
- 1911Kenneth Patchen, American poet and painter (d. 1972)
- 1913Arnold Brown, the 11th General of The Salvation Army (d. 2002)
- 1925Dick Van Dyke, American actor and comedian
- 1950Wendie Malick, American actress
- 1956Phil Hubbard, American basketball player
- 1957Jean-Marie Messier, French businessman
- 1962Rex Ryan, American football coach
- 1962Roger Ilegems, Belgian track cyclist and road bicycle racer
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