All About December 13th

All About December 13th

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

December 13th Holidays

  • National Cocoa Day
    Today, December 13th is National Cocoa Day so we hope you are ready for some warm chocolatey goodness on this cold winter day!
  • National Day of the Horse
    On November 18, 2004, United States Senate Resolution 452 recognized December 13th as the National Day of the Horse. The day was established to encourage U.S. citizens to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States. Learn more at https://thehorse.com/113977/dec-13-is-the-national-day-of-the-horse/.
  • National Violin Day
    This day was created to honor the violin, also known as the fiddle, National Violin Day on December 13th celebrates the bow stringed instrument. Is the song, “Thanks God I’m a Country Boy,” by John Denver running through anyone’s heads now?
  • Pick a Pathologist Pal Day
    Thomas and Ruth Roy at Wellcat.com created Pick A Pathologist Day, to urge us to remember, that tomorrow is never promised. Make the best of today. ♥

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December 13th Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius

See who you are compatible with, what your colors are, what personality traits you might have and which famous celebrities share your Zodiac sign.

Sagittarius Astrological Throw Pillow

If you were born today then you are a Sagittarius.

Time period: November 22 – December 21
Element: Fire
Ruling planet: Jupiter
Symbol: Archer
Birthstones: Topaz, Turquoise, Tanzanite, Zircon, Citrine
Famous Sagittariuses:  Scarlett Johansson, Hailey BaldwinJaime Lee Curtis, Nicki Minaj, Brad Pitt, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Miley Cyrus, Bill Nye, Bruce Lee,  Jimi Hendrix, Frank Sinatra, Ozzy Osborne, Nostradamus, Walt Disney, Woody Allen and Mark Twain.

December 13th Trivia

  • 1787 – Pennsylvania becomes the second state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  • 1818 – Mary Todd Lincoln, Former First Lady of the United States was born in Lexington,  Dick Van Dyke by Gage SkidmoreKY.
  • 1870 – Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina becomes the second black U.S. congressman, the first being Hiram Revels.
  • 1897 – Belo Horizonte, the first planned city in Brazil, is founded.
  • 1925 – Dick Van Dyke, American actor was born in  West Plains, MO.
  • 1948 – Ted Nugent, American singer was born in  Redford, MI.
  • 1957 – Steve Buscemi, American actor was born in New York City, NY.
  • 1961 – The song, The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” by The Tokens was #1 on the Hot 100 Billboards.
  • 1967 – Jamie Foxx, American actor was born in , Terrell, TX.
  • 1988 – The song, “Look Away,” by Chicago was #1 on the Hot 100 Billboard.
  • 1989 – Taylor Swift, American singer-songwriter was born in Reading, PA.
  • 2001 – Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet  divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton  due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage.Jamie Foxx by Gage Skidmore
  • 2003 – Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti marries Nicoletta Mantovani at Modena Italy’s Teatro Comunale.
  • 2011 – The song, “We Found Love,” by  Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris was #1 on the Hot 100 Billboard.
  • 2015 – Paris Agreement relating to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is adopted.
  • 2016 – Alan Thicke, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains), dies at 69 from an aortic dissection.
  • 2017 – Doug Jones wins the 2017 US Senate special election in Alabama, becoming the first Democrat to win a Senate seat in Alabama since 1992.
Mary (Todd) Lincoln
Taylor Swift
Steve Buscemi

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