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.
  • International Plain Language Day
    Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) brings together plain language supporters and practitioners from around the world. Learn more about their initiatives here https://plainlanguagenetwork.org/plain/international-plain-language-day/.
  • International Suit Up Day
    In honor of Barney Stinson’ (played by Neil Patrick Harris) love for suits, it was announced by fans on October 13th, 2010, that October 13th of every year, is International Suit Up Day. Learn more at https://how-i-met-your-mother.fandom.com/wiki/International_Suit_Up_Day.
  • 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 No Bra Day
    No Bra Day is an annual observance on October 13 on which women are encouraged to go braless as a means to encourage breast cancer awareness. Learn more at https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days-calendar/national-no-bra-day-2021/.
  • 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.
  • National Yorkshire Pudding Day
    October 13th is National Yorkshire Pudding Day. To celebrate here is a recipe for you to try out ; https://www.daringgourmet.com/yorkshire-pudding/.
  • 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
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  • Element: Air
  • Quality: Cardinal
  • Color: Pink, Green
  • Ruler: Venus
  • 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. SammyHagar
  • 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.
  • 1938 – The #1 movie in the US was Stablemates.
  • 1941 – Paul Simon, American singer was born in Newark, NJ.
  • 1947 – Sammy Hagar, American vocalist was born in Salinas, CA.
  • 1951 – Because of You by Tony Bennett was the #1 song in the US.
  • 1956 – The #1 movie in the US was Between Heaven and Hell.
  • 1959 – Marie Osmond, American singer was born in Ogden, UT.
  • 1962 – Kelly Preston, American actress was born in Honolulu, HI.
  • 1967 – Kate Walsh, American actress was born in San Jose, CA. Nancy Kerrigan 1995
  • 1968 – Tisha Campbell-Martin, American actress was born in Oklahoma City, OK.
  • 1969 – Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater was born in Stoneham, MA.
  • 1970 – Cracklin’ Rosie by Neil Diamond was the #1 song in the US.
  • 1979 – The #1 movie was, “10,” starring Bo Derek.
  • Ashanti – American singer-songwriter was born in Glen Cove, NY.
  • 1987 – Here I Go Again by Whitesnake was the #1 song.
  • 1989 – The #1 song in the US was Look Who’s Talking.
  • 2010 – The mining accident in Copiapó, Chile ends as all 33 trapped miners arrive at the surface after a record 69 days underground.
  • 2012 – The #1 song in the US was One More Night by Maroon 5.
  • 2013 – A stampede occurs in India during the Hindu festival Navratri, killing 115 and injuring more than 110.
  • 2019 – Kenyan Brigid Kosgei sets a new world record for a woman runner with a time of 2:14:04 at the 2019 Chicago Marathon.

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