June 13: Day of the Week
June 13, 2021 is the 164th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 201 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1805Lewis and Clark Expedition: scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River.
- 1881The USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack.
- 1927Aviator Charles Lindbergh receives a ticker-tape parade down 5th Avenue in New York City.
- 1934Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet in Venice, Italy; Mussolini later describes the German dictator as “a silly little monkey”.
- 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.
- 1981At the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London, a teenager, Marcus Sarjeant, fires six blank shots at Queen Elizabeth II.
- 1983Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the central Solar System when it passes beyond the orbit of Neptune (the furthest planet from the Sun at the time).
- 1997A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
- 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.
Who were born on June 13?
- 1595Jan Marek Marci, Bohemian doctor and scientist (d. 1667)
- 1763José Bonifácio de Andrade e Silva, Brazilian statesman (d. 1838)
- 1809Heinrich Hoffmann, German painter, author of Struwwelpeter (d. 1894)
- 1864Rudolf Kjellén, Swedish political scientist (d. 1922)
- 1920Rolf Huisgen, German chemist
- 1941Esther Ofarim, Israeli singer
- 1943Malcolm McDowell, English actor
- 1952Tony Bruno, American talkshow host
- 1964Kathy Burke, English actress
- 1976Kym Marsh, English singer, actress and T.V. presenter
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