How long until December 13, 2019 ?
There are 169 days until December 13, 2019
Famous birthdays of December 13
- (2010) Marion Turner: American child of noted parents, he is...
- (2005) Prince Nicolas: of Belgium.
- (2005) Prince Aymeric: of Belgium.
- (2005) Nicolas: Prince Nicolas of Belgium.
- (2005) Aymeric: Prince Aymeric of Belgium.
Holidays and feasts of December 13
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Facts of December 13
- (1937) Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Nanjing : Nanjing, defended by the National Revolutionary Army under the command of General Tang Shengzhi, falls to the Japanese.
- (1991) New York assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud.
- (1947) Maine Turnpike opens to traffic
- (2009) Leaders of north and south Sudan reach a deal on a referendum for the south's independence in 2011. (Reuters)
- (2002) US Senate majority leader Trent Lott apologizes on television amid growing outcry for his resignation from both ends of the political spectrum for comments made at Senator Strom Thurmond's 100th birthday party which seemed to support Thurmond's 1948 segregationist presidential campaign platform.
December 13 over the years: how did the world look like on December 13 in the past 120 years ?
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