June 13: Day of the Week
June 13, 2021 was the 164th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 201 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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.
- 1774Rhode Island becomes the first of Britain’s North American colonies to ban the importation of slaves.
- 1881The USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack.
- 1893Grover Cleveland undergoes secret, successful surgery to remove a large, cancerous portion of his jaw; operation not revealed to US public until 1917, nine years after the president’s death.
- 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.
- 1996The Montana Freemen surrender after an 81-day standoff with FBI agents.
- 1997A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
- 2000President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-il, leader of North Korea, for the beginning of the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.
- 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?
- 1752Fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (d. 1840)
- 1773Thomas Young, English scientist (d. 1829)
- 1809Heinrich Hoffmann, German painter, author of Struwwelpeter (d. 1894)
- 1918Helmut Lent, German night fighter pilot (d. 1944)
- 1955Leah Ward Sears, Chief Justice Georgia Supreme Court
- 1970Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (d. 2004)
- 1972Natalie MacMaster, Canadian musician
- 1975Ante Covic, Australian footballer
- 1979Nila Håkedal, Norwegian beach volleyball player
- 1986Keisuke Honda, Japanese footballer
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