May 13th is officially celebrated as International Hummus Day and Leprechaun Day.
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Learn all about May 13th right here as we step back in time to the major events that all made this day a unique day in history.
Did you know that on this day in 1983, Reggie Jackson became the first major leaguer to strike out 2,000 times? He would eventually retire with a total of 2,597 strikeouts.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about May 13th in history!
What memorable events happened on May 13 in history? Keep reading to find out!
A new study was published in the journal “Nature Geoscience,” which showed that the moon is still shrinking with recent moonquakes as it cools.
An Australian man became the first to circumnavigate the world in an amphibious vehicle.
During WWII, Ben Carlin first saw amphibious vehicles in action when serving in India. After the war, he and his wife crossed from the US to Australia in an amphibious vehicle for their honeymoon – which they completed in 1951. By the time Ben Carlin completed his circumnavigation of the world, he had traveled 11,000 miles (17,000 km) by sea and 39,000 miles (62,000 km) by land.
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The wee folk has been known to hang around Ireland since ancient days, with tales of leprechauns and their pots of gold going back thousands of years. Leprechaun day celebrates this history and is a great chance to learn more about them.
International Hummus Day
It’s tough to find someone that doesn’t absolutely love hummus, but that shouldn’t come as a surprise! You could, of course, go out today and buy a pack of hummus from the supermarket, but real hummus connoisseurs know that the best hummus is homemade!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The Postal Service got its name based on the fact that they originally used USPS to send each other music tracks because of conflicting schedules.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on this day shares the same zodiac sign, Taurus.
Taurus is ruled by Venus, the planet that controls love, beauty, and money. Taurus is one of three earth signs, the others being Virgo and Capricorn.
If you were born in May, your birthstone is the emerald. The Emerald birthstone symbolizes spiritual awareness while providing protection, a love-filled life, and great wisdom.
Anyone born on May 13 would likely have been conceived around August 20 in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on this day will likely be due around February 3, 2024.