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 18 holidays listed for October 13.
National Fossil Day
Show some appreciation for these incredible “time capsules” and the paleontologists who excavate them.
National Yorkshire Pudding Day
Yorkshire pudding is iconic according to the Royal Society of Chemistry.
National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day
Got parents? Take them to lunch. Got kids? Let them treat you to a school lunch.
National Stop Bullying Day
Bullying can come in many forms, and leave victims feeling helpless.
National Herpes Awareness Day
Destroy the stigma around the disease that impacts nearly 16% of women.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we champion for scientific advances in Metastatic Breast Cancer.
National Pet Obesity Day
Pets come in all shapes and sizes, but sometimes sizes get a little out of hand.
International Top Spinning Day
Did you know, this event was initiated by a museum in Burlington, Wisconsin?
International Skeptics Day
Skepticism is good in moderation but, today, go ahead and question some of your beliefs.
International Day for Disaster Reduction
Disaster management and reduction is an urgent task. We should work to reduce exposure to disasters.
English Language Day
English, being the language with the widest lexicon, is spoken by nearly two billion people worldwide.
Emergency Nurses Day
Honor the crucial roles emergency response (E.R.) nurses or trauma nurses play in the healthcare system.
ADA Lovelace Day
Ada Lovelace Day highlights the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.