All About June 13th
Horoscope, Holidays and Trivia
June 13th Holidays
- National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
On June 12th we celebrate the person who tries their hardest to cook, but just simply can’t. Whether they dropped the turkey on Thanksgiving or cooked a cake flatter then the plate it was served on, today is their day.
- Sewing Machine Day
On June 13th we celebrate the sewing machine! Imagine a world without them now. We would still be hand sewing with needle and thread. We have Barthélemy Thimonnier, Walter Hunt, Elias Howe to thank for inventing the sewing machine.
- Weed Your Garden Day
When Spring comes it’s so fun to run to the gardening store and buy up all the flowers and veggies and get home and plant them. But a couple weeks in and ugh… those weeds. So don’t let it go, get out there today and pull them!
June 13th Zodiac
Time period: May 21 – June 21
Ruling planet: Mercury
Zodiac quality: Mutable
Color: Light-Green, Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 14, 23
Strengths: Gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, ability to learn quickly and exchange ideas.
Geminis like books and talking a lot and going on trips.
Weaknesses: Geminis have a nervous energy, they can be inconsistent and have a hard time making up their mind. They don’t like routines, they get bored easy and they love being spontaneous.
June 13th Trivia
- 1525 – Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns.
- 1625 – King Charles I of England marries Catholic princess Henrietta Maria of France and Navarre, at Canterbury.
- 1953 – Tim Allen, American actor was born in Denver, CO.
- 1983 – Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the central solar system when it passes the orbit of Neptune.
- 1986 – Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, the twins from the show, “Full House” were born in Los Angeles, CA,
- 1997 – A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
- 2000 – The leaders of South Korea and North Korea meet in an historic summit.
- 2010 – A capsule of the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa, containing particles of the asteroid 25143 Itokawa, returns to Earth.
- 2016 – ISIS claims responsibility for Orlando mass shooting.
- 2017 – Jeff Sessions had his public hearing in front of the Senate intelligence committee.