February 13: Day of the Week
February 13, 2022 was the 44th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 321 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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February 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1633Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition.
- 1689William and Mary are proclaimed co-rulers of England.
- 1881The feminist newspaper La Citoyenne is first published in Paris by the activist Hubertine Auclert.
- 1894Auguste and Louis Lumière patent the Cinematographe, a combination movie camera and projector.
- 1926New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- 1934The Soviet steamship Cheliuskin sinks in the Arctic Ocean.
- 1935A jury in Flemington, New Jersey finds Bruno Hauptmann guilty of the 1932 kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby, the son of Charles Lindbergh.
- 1960Black college students stage the first of the Nashville sit-ins at three lunch counters in Nashville, Tennessee.
- 1981A series of sewer explosions destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky.
- 1990German reunification: An agreement is reached on a two-stage plan to reunite Germany.
Who were born on February 13?
- 1457Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1482)
- 1897William S. Bowdern, American Jesuit Roman Catholic priest (d. 1983)
- 1938Oliver Reed, English actor (d. 1999)
- 1945David Tremlett, English artist
- 1950Donna Hanover, American journalist, radio and television personality
- 1954Donnie Moore, American baseball player (d. 1989)
- 1960Artur Yusupov, Russian-German chess player
- 1969Andrew Bryniarski, American film actor
- 1985Alexandros Tziolis, Greek footballer
- 1985Kwak Ji-min, South Korean actress
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