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 French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there magical powers hidden in your given name? Every moniker has an undeniable character and personality. Check out Horace’s personality and get smarter today. (Sponsored links)
December 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1577Sir Francis Drake sets out from Plymouth, England, on his round-the-world voyage.
- 1642Abel Janszoon Tasman reaches New Zealand.
- 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.
- 1959Archbishop Makarios becomes the first President of Cyprus.
- 1962NASA Relay 1 launch, first active repeater communications satellite in orbit.
- 1967Constantine II of Greece attempts an unsuccessful counter-coup against the Regime of the Colonels
- 1972Apollo program: Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt begin the third and final Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) or “Moonwalk” of Apollo 17. To date they are the last humans to set foot on the Moon.
- 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?
- 1585William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)
- 1836Franz von Lenbach, German painter (d. 1904)
- 1914Alan Bullock, British author of the first biography of Hitler written in any language. (d. 2004)
- 1948Jeff Baxter, American guitarist (Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers)
- 1965Marko Mäetamm, Estonian artist
- 1969Sergei Fedorov, Russian ice hockey player
- 1974Sara Cox, English TV and radio presenter
- 1976Radosław Sobolewski, Polish footballer
- 1984Hanna-Maria Seppälä, Finnish swimmer
- 1984Santi Cazorla, Spanish footballer
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.