June 13: Day of the Week
June 13, 2023 is the 164th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 201 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 1373Anglo-Portuguese Alliance between England (succeeded by the United Kingdom) and Portugal is the oldest alliance in the world which is still in force.
- 1886King Ludwig II of Bavaria is found dead in Lake Starnberg south of Munich at 11:30 PM.
- 1917World War I: the deadliest German air raid on London during World War I is carried out by Gotha G bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries.
- 1944World War II: Germany launches a V1 Flying Bomb attack on England. Only four of the eleven bombs actually hit their targets.
- 1952Catalina affair: a Swedish Douglas DC-3 is shot down by a Soviet MiG-15 fighter.
- 1995French president Jacques Chirac announces the resumption of nuclear tests in French Polynesia.
- 1997Uphaar cinema fire, in New Delhi, India, killed 59 people, and over 100 people injured.
- 2000Italy pardons Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981.
- 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.
- 2007The Al Askari Mosque is bombed for a second time.
Who were born on June 13?
- 1672Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (d. 1741)
- 1909E. M. S. Namboodiripad, Indian politician (d. 1998)
- 1910Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Galician writer (d. 1999)
- 1910Mary Whitehouse, British campaigner (d. 2001)
- 1910Mary Wickes, American actress (d. 1995)
- 1927Slim Dusty, Australian Singer (d. 2003)
- 1929Alan Civil, English French horn player (d. 1989)
- 1973Sam Adams, American football player
- 1976Kym Marsh, English singer, actress and T.V. presenter
- 1983Jason Spezza, Canadian hockey player
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