June 13 holidays in 2020

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Sovereign's Birthday
British virgin islands Public Holiday
Queen's Birthday
Tuvalu Public Holiday
San Antonio
Spain (Ceuta) Local Holiday
International Axe Throwing Day
- Weird
National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
- Weird
Random Acts of Light Day
- Weird
National Weed Your Garden Day
- Weird
National Sewing Machine Day
- Weird
National Rosé Day
- Weird

Historical Events on June 13

  • 1774: Rhode Island is the first North American colony of Great Britain to ban the importation of slaves.
  • 1777: Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette arrives near the town of Charleston in South Carolina in order to help train American soldiers for the American Revolutionary War.
  • 1805: The Great Falls of the Missouri River are spotted by Meriwether Lewis and 4 of his colleagues who were scouting ahead of the main body of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
  • 1881: The USS Jeannette is trapped and crushed by Arctic Ocean ice pack on this day.
  • 1886: Fire rages across a good portion of Vancouver in British Columbia.
  • 1893:S President Grover Cleveland notices a patch of roughness in his mouth. It would turn out to be cancerous and he would undergo a secret surgery on the 1st of July to have it removed.
  • 1917: A German air raid on London is undertaken by Gotha G.IV Bombers. This bombing results in 120 adults being killed, over 40 children being killed and over 430 people injured.
  • 1927: Charles Lindbergh is given a ticker-tape parade down 5th in the city of New York, New York.
  • 1944: At the Battle of Villers-Bocage during World War 2, German tank commander Michael Wittmann
  • ambushes the 7th British Armored Division. As a result, 14 tanks are destroyed, as are 2 anti-tank guns and 15 personnel carriers.
  • 1944: Near Carentan, German forces start a counteroffensive against American forces.
  • 1944: Germany launches 11 V1 Flying Bomb attacks on England. Only 4 of them will hit their targets.

Famous Birthdays on June 13

  • Irish poet, playwright and Nobel Prize laureate, W.B. Yeats is born in 1865.
  • Belgian immunologist, microbiologist and Nobel Prize laureate, Jules Bordet is born in 1870.
  • American actress Mary Wickes is born in 1910.
  • English actor Teddy Turner is born in 1917.
  • American actor and stuntman, Ben Johnson is born in 1918.
  • American comedian, actor and producer, Tim Allen is born in 1953.
  • American actress Ally Sheedy is born in 1962.
  • American journalist and author, Hannah Storm is born in 1962.

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