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 12 holidays listed for October 13.
National Herpes Awareness Day
Destroy the stigma around the disease that impacts nearly 16% of women.
National Pet Obesity Day
Pets come in all shapes and sizes, but sometimes sizes get a little out of hand.
ADA Lovelace Day
Ada Lovelace Day highlights the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
British Yorkshire Pudding Day
This baked pudding is honored for its centuries-long stalwart place in the British food lexicon.
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 Fossil Day
Show some appreciation for these incredible “time capsules” and the paleontologists who excavate them.
National Stop Bullying Day
Bullying can come in many forms, and leave victims feeling helpless.