2021 Daily Holidays that fall on October 13, include:
Bullying Prevention Day - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
Emergency Nurses Day - October 13, 2021 (Wednesday of Emergency Nurses Week)
English Language Day
Good Samaritan Day
International Day for Disaster Reduction
International Day for Failure
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday of October)
International Plain Language Day
International Suit Up Day
International Top Spinning Day - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work & School Day - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
National Chess Day - October 13 and October 9, 2021 (Second Saturday in October)
National Fossil Day - October 13, 2021 (Wednesday of Earth Science Week)
National M & M Day
National Metastatic Breast Cancer Day
National No Bra Day - (In honor of Breast Cancer)
National Pet Obesity Awareness Day - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day - October 13, 2021 (Wednesday of Second Full Week in October)
National Train Your Brain Day
National Yorkshire Pudding Day
Silly Sayings Day
Stem Cell Awareness Day - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Today - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
Stop Bullying Day - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
Treat Yo' Self Day
US Navy Birthday (USN)
World Thrombosis Day
2021 Weekly Holidays that include October 13, are:
Bone and Joint Health Action Week - October 12-20
Choose to be G.R.E.A.T Week - October 11-15, 2021
Cricket World Cup - October 1 - November 14, 2021
Death Penalty Focus Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Week with October 10th in it)
Drink Local Wine Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week in October)
Earth Science Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week in October)
Emergency Nurses Week - October 10-16, 2021
Improve Your Home Office Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week of October)
National Case Management Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week of October)
National Chestnut Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week of October)
National Food Bank Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Week that has Oct. 16th in it - World Food Day)
National Hispanic Heritage Weeks - September 15, 2021 - October 15, 2021 (Starts on September 15 and ends on October 15th each year)
National Metric Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Week that has Oct. 10th in it)
National School Lunch Week - October 11-15, 2021 (Starts on Second Monday in October)
National Veterinary Technician Week - October 10-16, 2021
Navratri - October 7-15, 2021 (Hindu Holiday)
Pet Peeve Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Second Full Week of October)
Rabi '-al-Awwal - October 7, 2021 - November 5, 2021
School Lunch Week - October 11-15, 2021 (Second M-F Week of October)
Take Your Medicine Americans Week - October 10-17
Teen Read Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Week of Columbus Day)
Veterinary Technicians Week - October 10-16, 2021 (Second Week in October)
World Rainforest Week - October 11-16, 2021
Youth Protection Week (Kiwanis) - October 11-15, 2021
2021 Monthly Holidays that include October 13, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our October Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of October.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
The Astrological Sign for October 13 is Libra which spans from September 23 to October 23.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of October is:
Marigold is a Mediterranean native plant and has been prized for both its beauty and versatility. They come in a range of colors including white, gold, and yellow; however, probably the most popular is bright orange.
This year, I used several flats of marigolds around all my vegetables that I was growing. I also re-potted a bunch of hanging baskets with succulents and put some yellow marigolds in each one for some color.
The Birthstone(s) for October are :
Opal gemstones are truly unique, because each individual gem is adorned with a one-of-a-kind color combination.
Tourmaline is a favorite gemstone for many because it's available in a rainbow of beautiful colors.
1872 - Leon Leonwood Bean, American hunter and businessman who founded L.L. Bean (d. 1967)
1917 - George Osmond, American talent manager and father of the Osmond Family (d. 2007)
1925 - Margaret Thatcher, English chemist and politician who became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 2013)
1959 - Marie Osmond, American singer, actress and television spokesperson
1962 - Jerry Rice, American football player and sportscaster
1938 - E. C. Segar, American cartoonist who created Popeye (b. 1894)
1945 - Milton S. Hershey, American businessman who founded the Hershey Company (b. 1857)
1974 - Ed Sullivan, American journalist and talk show host (The Ed Sullivan show) (b. 1901)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1998 - Golfer Nick Faldo divorces Gill Bennett
Quote of the Day
October 13 is the U.S. Navy Birthday!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
In our culture, a pumpkin is a fruit of beauty! We grow them for size, for decorations, and to be processed and canned, which is how most of us use them! Who does not love this fruit's breads, pies, or soups! They're a staple in the crisp fall months!
Other cultures include them in their traditional dishes too! They are a delicious healthy diet habit, not just for a great dessert, but as the centerpiece of your dinner meal, as a decoration or for carving!
To find out some pumpkin facts and tips for using pumpkins, please check out Kerry's PUMPKIN page on her Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1269 - The Westminster Abbey church building is consecrated
1775 - The Continental Congress establishes the Continental Navy with was later the United States Navy
1792 - The cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion is Washington D.C. is laid. In 1818, the building would be known as the White House
1843 - The oldest Jewish services organization in the world, B'nai B'rith is founded in New York City
1923 - Ankara becomes the capital of Turkey
1943 - During World War II, Italy officially declares war on Germany