What day of the week is this date?

Wednesday January 13, 2021

January 13: Day of the Week

January 13, 2021 was the 13th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 352 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.

Lovelife today 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 January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

January 2021
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Coffee Love Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters YUXJEAYOFE? Check your answers here: Unscramble words YUXJEAYOFE. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)

January 13: This Day in History

It is still celebrated as New Year’s Eve (at least in the 20th & 21st centuries) by countries still using the thirteen-day-slower Julian calendar (Old New Year).

January 13 Historical Event(s)

  • 888
    Odo, Count of Paris becomes King of the Franks.
  • 1328
    Edward III of England marries Philippa of Hainault, daughter of the Count of Hainault.
  • 1797
    French Revolutionary Wars: A naval battle between a French ship of the line and two British frigates off the coast of Brittany ends with the French vessel running ashore, resulting in the death of over 900.
  • 1815
    War of 1812: British troops capture Fort Peter in St. Marys, Georgia, the only battle of the war to take place in the state.
  • 1830
    The Great fire of New Orleans, Louisiana begins.
  • 1898
    Emile Zola’s J'accuse exposes the Dreyfus affair.
  • 1942
    Henry Ford patents a plastic automobile, which is 30% lighter than a regular car.
  • 1990
    L. Douglas Wilder becomes the first elected African American governor as he takes office in Richmond, Virginia.
  • 1991
    Soviet Union troops attack Lithuanian independence supporters in Vilnius, killing 14 people and wounding 1000.
  • 2001
    An earthquake hits El Salvador, killing more than 800.

Who were born on January 13?

  • 1804
    Paul Gavarni, French caricaturist (d. 1866)
  • 1812
    Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic (d. 1883)
  • 1887
    George Gurdjieff, Georgian-Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)
  • 1922
    Albert Lamorisse, French film director and producer (d. 1970)
  • 1934
    Rip Taylor, American actor
  • 1951
    Frank E. Peretti, author of Christian fiction
  • 1959
    James Lomenzo, American musician (Megadeth)
  • 1962
    Paul Higgins, Canadian hockey player
  • 1981
    Darrell Rasner, American baseball player
  • 1983
    William Hung, American Idol contestant

Share InfoNow 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.