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Facts & Events That Happened Today In History

Facts & Events That Happened Today In History

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Today is Thursday, June 13, 2024. It’s the 165th day of the year, and we’re on week 24.

Every day is special for some reason, and today is no different! Here you’ll find some interesting facts & events that happened today in history, as well as The Fact Site’s Fact of the Day!

Learn what special holiday falls on this day and how to celebrate it. You’ll also find out what famous people celebrate their birthdays today!

We update this page daily, so if you have a few minutes spare, check out these events & facts that all help to make today a special day!

Today’s Highlighted Events

The world is full of things happening – all day, every day. But here are some notable events that happened today in history.

OTD in 1983: NASA's spacecraft

1983

NASA’s spacecraft, The Pioneer 10, became the first craft to exit the solar system.

OTD in 1981: Tom Snyder interviewed notorious killer Charles Manson on NBC's Tomorrow Coast to Coast show.

1981

Tom Snyder interviewed notorious killer Charles Manson on NBC’s Tomorrow Coast to Coast show.

OTD in 1967: Senate appointed Thurgood Marshall as the first US African American to the Supreme Court of justice.

1967

Senate appointed Thurgood Marshall as the first US African American to the Supreme Court of justice.

These are just our highlighted events, but if you’d like to learn more about what happened on this day, you can check out the link below!

Today’s Famous Birthdays

Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, you’re not the only one! Here are a few famous people that were also born on this day.

1981

Chris Evans

Chris Evans

Chris Evans is an American actor born on June 13, 1981, in Massachusetts, USA. He is 43 years old today.

1986

Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen is an American fashion designer born on June 13, 1986, in California, USA. She is 38 years old today.

1974

Steve-O

Steve-O

Steve-O is an American entertainer born on June 13, 1974, in England, UK. He is 50 years old today.

1986

Kat Dennings

Kat Dennings

Kat Dennings is an American actress born on June 13, 1986, in Pennsylvania, USA. She is 38 years old today.

Today’s Quote

Throughout history, people have said some emotional, inspirational, and thought-provoking things, sometimes silly things too! But here’s what’s been said on this day in history.

2005

I always was a rich person because money’s not related to happiness.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Brazilian Lyricist

Today’s Special Holiday

Every day has special holidays that are celebrated throughout the world, and today is no different! Here’s one of today’s special holidays you can participate in.

June 13: National Weed Your Garden Day
United States

National Weed Your Garden Day

The weather is warming up, and that means one thing if you have a garden – everything is starting to grow rapidly, including weeds! National Weed Your Garden Day is a reminder to gardeners that it’s right about time to start weeding your gardens, so get digging already!

Today’s Shower Thoughts

Don’t you just love it when you’re taking your morning shower, and that little voice in your head asks, “how many balloons would it take to float a human?”

We all have these strange thoughts at random times – and here are our shower thoughts of the day.

THe Fact Site’s

Fun Fact Of The Day

10% of Filipinos (approximately 10 million people) live overseas. The country with the highest amount is the United States, with almost 4 million Filipinos.

Fast Facts About Today

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on June 13
Day of week Thursday
Week number Week 24
Day of year Day 165 of 2024
Decade 2020s
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Leap year 2024 is a leap year

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