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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 1249Coronation of Alexander III as King of Scots.
- 1805Lewis and Clark Expedition: scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River.
- 1934Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet in Venice, Italy; Mussolini later describes the German dictator as “a silly little monkey”.
- 1952Catalina affair: a Swedish Douglas DC-3 is shot down by a Soviet MiG-15 fighter.
- 1970“The Long and Winding Road” becomes the Beatles’ last Number 1 song.
- 1982Fahd becomes King of Saudi Arabia upon the death of his brother, Khalid.
- 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.
- 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?
- 823Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the West Franks (d. 877)
- 1786Winfield Scott, U.S. general (d. 1866)
- 1885Henry George Lamond, Australian novelist (d. 1969)
- 1888Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese poet (d. 1935)
- 1931Nora Kovach, Hungarian-born American ballerina (d. 2009)
- 1963Catarina Lindqvist, Swedish tennis player
- 1967Taşkın Aksoy, Turkish footballer
- 1969Svetlana Krivelyova, Russian athlete
- 1974Takahiro Sakurai, Japanese voice actor
- 1985Danny Syvret, Canadian ice hockey player
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