What happened this day in history July 13, 2003

What are the important events that happened on July 13, 2003? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 13, 2003: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 13, 2003 is the 194th day of the year 2003 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 171 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 30, 2003 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,058,054,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectaenneacontatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $64.95. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Sheep is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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July 13, 2003 Historical Events

  • 2003
    French DGSE personnel abort an operation to rescue Ingrid Betancourt from FARC rebels in Colombia, causing a political scandal when details are leaked to the press.

Who died on July 13, 2003?

  • 2003
    Compay Segundo, Cuban trova guitarist and singer (b. 1907)

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