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 French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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)
- 1503Disfida di Barletta – famous challenge between 13 Italian and 13 French knights near Barletta.
- 1575Henry III of France is crowned at Rheims, marrying Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont on the same day.
- 1954Frank Selvy becomes the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game
- 1960With the success of a nuclear test codenamed “Gerboise Bleue”, France becomes the fourth country to possess nuclear weapons.
- 1964New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- 1979An intense windstorm strikes western Washington and sinks a 1/2-mile-long section of the Hood Canal Bridge.
- 1981A series of sewer explosions destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky.
- 1991Gulf 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.
- 2008Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd makes a historic apology to the Indigenous Australians and the Stolen Generations.
- 2009At 23:31:30 UTC the Unix system time (time_t) number reaches 1234567890 seconds.
Who were born on February 13?
- 1881Eleanor Farjeon, English author (d. 1965)
- 1900Roy Harrod, English economist (d. 1978)
- 1918Patty Berg, American golfer (d. 2006)
- 1938Oliver Reed, English actor (d. 1999)
- 1942Peter Tork, American musician and actor (The Monkees)
- 1946Richard Blumenthal, American Senator
- 1952Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist
- 1956Liam Brady, Irish footballer
- 1980Mark Watson, British comedian
- 1989Carly McKillip, Canadian actress
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