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Wednesday October 13, 2021

October 13: Day of the Week

October 13, 2021 is the 286th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 79 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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October 13 Historical Event(s)

  • 1332
    Rinchinbal Khan, Emperor Ningzong of Yuan becomes the Khagan of the Mongols and Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty, reigning for only 53 days.
  • 1582
    Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
  • 1773
    The Whirlpool Galaxy is discovered by Charles Messier.
  • 1792
    In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.
  • 1843
    In New York City, Henry Jones and 11 others found B'nai B'rith (the oldest Jewish service organization in the world).
  • 1884
    Greenwich, in London, England, is established as Universal Time meridian of longitude.
  • 1915
    The Battle for the Hohenzollern Redoubt marks the end of the Battle of Loos in northern France, World War I.
  • 1923
    Ankara replaces Istanbul as the capital of Turkey.
  • 1970
    Fiji joins the United Nations.
  • 1977
    Four Palestinians hijack Lufthansa Flight 181 to Somalia and demand release of 11 members of the Red Army Faction.

Who were born on October 13?

  • 1887
    Jozef Tiso, Slovak politician (d. 1947)
  • 1895
    Mike Gazella, American baseball player (d. 1978)
  • 1900
    Gerald Marks, American songwriter (d. 1997)
  • 1920
    Laraine Day, American actress (d. 2007)
  • 1932
    Johnny Lytle, jazz vibraphonist and drummer (d. 1995)
  • 1948
    Lacy J. Dalton, country singer
  • 1954
    Frank Dunn, American artist
  • 1970
    Paul Potts, British opera singer
  • 1971
    Hitesh Modi, Kenyan cricketer
  • 1977
    Antonio Di Natale, Italian football player

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