February 13: Day of the Week
February 13, 2020 was the 44th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 322 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 1575Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims, marrying Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont on the same day.
- 1633Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition.
- 1668Spain recognizes Portugal as an independent nation.
- 1867Work begins on the covering of the Zenne, burying Brussels’s primary river and creating the modern central boulevards.
- 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.
- 1954Frank Selvy becomes the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game
- 1955Israel obtains 4 of the 7 Dead Sea scrolls.
- 1964New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- 1982Río Negro massacre in Guatemala.
- 2001An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter Scale hits El Salvador, killing at least 400.
Who were born on February 13?
- 1885Bess Truman, First Lady of the United States, wife of President Harry S. Truman (d. 1982)
- 1935Dr. Don Panoz, American entrepreneur and motorsports impresario (ALMS)
- 1959Gaston Gingras, National Hockey League defenceman
- 1960Artur Yusupov, Russian-German chess player
- 1961Marc Crawford, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1967Stanimir Stoilov, Bulgarian footballer and coach
- 1968Kelly Hu, American actress
- 1971Sonia, British singer
- 1976Dave Padden, Canadian musician (Annihilator)
- 1981Luisão, Brazilian footballer
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