March 13: Day of the Week
March 13, 2022 was the 72nd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 293 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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March 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1781William Herschel discovers Uranus.
- 1845Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto receives its première performance in Leipzig with Ferdinand David as soloist.
- 1921Mongolia, under Baron Roman Ungern von Sternberg, declares its independence from China.
- 1925Scopes Trial: A law in Tennessee prohibits the teaching of evolution.
- 1938World News Roundup is broadcast for the first time on CBS Radio in the United States.
- 1943World War II: In Bougainville, Japanese troops end their assault on American forces at Hill 700.
- 1997India’s Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.
- 1997The Phoenix lights are seen over Phoenix, Arizona by hundreds of people, and by millions on television.
- 2005Terry Ratzmann shoots and kills six members of the Living Church of God and the minister at Sheraton Inn in Brookfield, Wisconsin before killing himself.
- 2008Gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000 per ounce for the first time.
Who were born on March 13?
- 1719John Griffin Whitwell, 4th Baron Howard de Walden, British field marshal (d. 1797)
- 1914Edward “Butch” O'Hare, American pilot and Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1943)
- 1927Robert Denning, American interior designer (d. 2005)
- 1942Geoffrey Hayes, English television presenter and actor
- 1945Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko, Russian mathematician
- 1956Davor Slamnig, Croatian writer and musician
- 1960Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist
- 1977Kay Tse, Hong Kong singer
- 1980Caron Butler, American basketballer
- 1985Alcides, Brazilian football player
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