June 13: Day of the Week
June 13, 2020 was the 165th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 201 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1525Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns.
- 1886A fire devastates much of Vancouver, British Columbia.
- 1927Aviator Charles Lindbergh receives a ticker-tape parade down 5th Avenue in New York City.
- 1969Governor of Texas Preston Smith signs a bill into law converting the former Southwest Center for Advanced Studies, originally founded as a research arm of Texas Instruments, into the University of Texas at Dallas.
- 1995French president Jacques Chirac announces the resumption of nuclear tests in French Polynesia.
- 1996The Montana Freemen surrender after an 81-day standoff with FBI agents.
- 2002Two 14-year-old South Korean girls are struck and killed by a United States Army armored vehicle, leading to months of public protests against the US.
- 2005A jury in Santa Maria, California acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of molesting 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo at his Neverland Ranch.
- 2007The Al Askari Mosque is bombed for a second time.
- 2010A capsule of the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa, containing particles of the asteroid 25143 Itokawa, returns to Earth.
Who were born on June 13?
- 1584Miyamoto Musashi, Legendary Samurai warrior, artist, and author of The Book of Five Rings (d. 1645)
- 1939Tom Cheek, American baseball broadcaster (d. 2005)
- 1948Garnet Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 2001)
- 1955Leah Ward Sears, Chief Justice Georgia Supreme Court
- 1961Anders Järryd, Swedish tennis player
- 1976Jason ‘J’Brown, English Singer
- 1979Nila Håkedal, Norwegian beach volleyball player
- 1980Sarah Connor, German singer
- 1985Filipe Albuquerque, Portuguese racing driver
- 1989Lisa Tucker, American singer
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