February 13: Day of the Week
February 13, 2023 is the 44th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 321 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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)
- 1881The feminist newspaper La Citoyenne is first published in Paris by the activist Hubertine Auclert.
- 1920The Negro National League is formed.
- 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.
- 1945World War II: Royal Air Force bombers are dispatched to Dresden, Germany to attack the city with a massive aerial bombardment.
- 1954Frank Selvy becomes the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game
- 1967American researchers discover the Madrid Codices by Leonardo da Vinci in the National Library of Spain.
- 1978Hilton bombing: a bomb explodes in a refuse truck outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney, Australia, killing two refuse collectors and a policeman.
- 2000The last original “Peanuts” comic strip appears in newspapers one day after Charles M. Schulz dies.
- 2011For the first time in more than 100 years the Umatilla, an American Indian tribe, were able to hunt and harvest a bison just outside Yellowstone National Park, restoring a centuries-old tradition guaranteed by a treaty signed in 1855.
Who were born on February 13?
- 1933Emanuel Ungaro, French fashion designer
- 1944Rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (d. 1983)
- 1945Simon Schama, British historian
- 1947Kevin Bloody Wilson, Australian Comic Singer
- 1954Donnie Moore, American baseball player (d. 1989)
- 1960Matt Salinger, American actor
- 1961Kyi Hla Han, Burmese golfer
- 1968Niamh Kavanagh, Irish singer
- 1986Luke Moore, English footballer
- 1993Sophie Evans, Welsh musician
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