What happened this day in history May 13, 2000

What are the important events that happened on May 13, 2000? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 13, 2000: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 13, 2000 is the 134th day of the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 232 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 30, 2000 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 266,160 hours 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 ‘hectatriacontatetragon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,604.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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May 13, 2000 Historical Events

  • 2000
    In Enschede, Netherlands, a fireworks factory explodes, killing 22 people, wounding 950, and resulting in approximately €450 million in damage.

Who died on May 13, 2000?

  • 2000
    Jumbo Tsuruta, Japanese professional wrestler (b. 1951)
  • 2000
    Paul Bartel, American actor (b. 1938)

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