Wednesday March 13, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

March 13: Day of the Week

March 13, 2024 was the 73rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 293 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

March 13 Historical Event(s)

1884
The Siege of Khartoum, Sudan begins, ending on January 26, 1885.
1925
Scopes Trial: A law in Tennessee prohibits the teaching of evolution.
1930
The news of the discovery of Pluto is telegraphed to the Harvard College Observatory.
1938
Anschluss of Austria to the Third Reich.
1954
Battle of Điện Biên Phủ: Viet Minh forces attack the French.
1964
American Kitty Genovese is murdered, reportedly in view of neighbors who did nothing to help her, prompting research into the bystander effect.
1969
Apollo program: Apollo 9 returns safely to Earth after testing the Lunar Module.
1979
The New Jewel Movement, headed by Maurice Bishop, ousts Prime Minister Eric Gairy in a nearly bloodless coup d'etat in Grenada.
1997
India’s Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.
2005
Terry Ratzmann shoots and kills six members of the Living Church of God and the minister at Sheraton Inn in Brookfield, Wisconsin before killing himself.

Who were born on March 13?

1764
Earl Grey, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1845)
1855
Percival Lowell, American astronomer (d. 1916)
1938
Erma Franklin, American singer (d. 2002)
1946
Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier (d. 1976)
1949
Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver (d. 1974)
1953
Ridley Pearson, American writer
1957
Steve Lake, American baseball player
1960
Joe Ranft, American animator (d. 2005)
1984
Steve Darcis, Belgian tennis player
1985
Alcides, Brazilian football player

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