What happened this day in history October 13, 2008

What are the important events that happened on October 13, 2008? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 13, 2008: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 13, 2008 is the 287th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 79 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 30, 2008 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,223,856,000 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 ‘dihectaoctacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,484.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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Who died on October 13, 2008?

  • 2008
    Alexei Cherepanov, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1989)
  • 2008
    Guillaume Depardieu, French actor (b. 1971)

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