Happy October 13th – Holidays, Horoscope and History
All About October 13th
Holidays, Horoscope and History
October 13th Holidays
International Day for Disaster Reduction The International Day for Disaster Reduction is an international day that encourages every citizen and government to take part in building more disaster-resilient communities and nations. Learn more at https://www.un.org/en/observances/disaster-reduction-day.
International Day for Failure
Today on October 13th you are encouraged to not feel shame about any failures you went through, but to celebrate the growth and opportunity learned by each failure you experience.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day October 13th is nationally recognized as the official Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, in an effort to drive awareness that MORE research needs to be done to find a cure. Share #LightUpMBC on social media. Learn more at https://www.metavivor.org/take-action/campaigns/lightupmbc/.
National M&M Day M&M’s were created in 1941. And did you know that the M’s in M&M’s stand for Mars’ and ‘Murrie’ who were the creators of the candy. So today on October get yourself a bag of M&M’s to enjoy!
National Train Your Brain Day Today on October 13th you are encouraged to exercise your brain by trying to do some crossword puzzles, word searches or any kind memory games to help stimulate your brain.
Silly Sayings Day Today, October 13th is Silly Sayings Day. Try to answer someone’s question with a silly saying today, or post some on social media. What is your favorite silly saying?
The US Navy’s Birthday In 1972, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt authorized official recognition of October 13th as the birthday of the U.S. Navy. Since then, each CNO has encouraged a Navy-wide celebration of this occasion “to enhance a greater appreciation of our Navy heritage, and to provide a positive influence toward pride and professionalism in the naval service.”
October 13th Horoscope
Date range: September 23 – October 22
Color: Pink, Green
Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
Famous Libras: Neve Campbell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Efron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hilary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Sarandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.
October 13th History
1792 – In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States White House is laid.
1843 – In New York City, B’nai B’rith, the oldest Jewish service organization in the world, is founded.
1892 – Edward Emerson Barnard discovers first comet discovered by photographic means.
1902 – The #1 song in the US was Tell Me Pretty Maiden by Byron G Harlan, Joe Belmont and the Florodora Girls.
1903 – The Boston Red Sox win the first World Series, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates.
1908 – Margaret Travers Symons bursts into the UK parliament and became the first woman to speak there.
1917 – The “Miracle of the Sun” is witnessed by an estimated 70,000 people in the Cova da Iria in Portugal.
1925 – Margaret Thatcher, Former British Prime Minister was born in Grantham, United Kingdom.