On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1881

Historical Events

  • The USS Jeannette, under the command of George Washington De Long, sinks in the Arctic circle following 21 months of drifting after becoming trapped in the ice

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph ┼ákoda, Bohemian physician, dies at 75
1881 Highlights

About June 13, 1881

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini