October 13th is the 286th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day 33 miners emerged to the surface in Copiapó, Chile after being trapped for a record 69 days underground; Ankara became the capital of Turkey, and B'nai B'rith, the oldest Jewish service organization in the world, was founded in New York City. Famous birthdays on October 13th include Margaret Thatcher and singer Paul Simon. Today is National No Bra Day and National Fossil Day.
We have 21 holidays listed for October 13.
ADA Lovelace Day
Ada Lovelace Day highlights the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
English Language Day
English, being the language with the widest lexicon, is spoken by nearly two billion people worldwide.
International Civility For the Girl Child Day
Let’s end all kinds of discrimination based on gender on this day!
International Day for Disaster Reduction
Disaster management and reduction is an urgent task. We should work to reduce exposure to disasters.
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
Join us as we raise awareness about the need for disaster risk reduction.
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
Celebrate the day by participating in different events aimed at raising public awareness of natural disasters.
International Skeptics Day
Skepticism is good in moderation but, today, go ahead and question some of your beliefs.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we champion for scientific advances in Metastatic Breast Cancer.
National Herpes Awareness Day
Destroy the stigma around the disease that impacts nearly 16% of women.
National Train Your Brain Day
National Train Your Brain Day puts us to the test with some mind-boggling games and puzzles!
National Yorkshire Pudding Day
Yorkshire pudding is iconic according to the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Recognize the brave men and women who have served our country — past and present.
Prince Louis Rwagasore Day
Here is some more information about the famous Prince Louis Rwagasore of Burundi.