June 13: Day of the Week
June 13, 2020 is the 165th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 201 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.
- 1625King Charles I marries Henrietta Maria of France, Princess of France
- 1774Rhode Island becomes the first of Britain’s North American colonies to ban the importation of slaves.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina, in order to help the Continental Congress to train its army.
- 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.
- 1971Vietnam War: The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers.
- 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.
- 2005A jury in Santa Maria, California acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of molesting 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo at his Neverland Ranch.
- 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)
- 1892Basil Rathbone, English actor (d. 1967)
- 1928John Forbes Nash, Jr., American mathematician, Nobel laureate
- 1931Nora Kovach, Hungarian-born American ballerina (d. 2009)
- 1933Tom King, British politician
- 1962Ally Sheedy, American actress
- 1968Denise Pearson, British singer (Five Star)
- 1975Ante Covic, Australian footballer
- 1980Sarah Connor, German singer
- 1988Gabe Carimi, American football player
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