On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 2019

Historical Events

  • Flinders River swells to 37 miles wide (60km) creating its own weather system after intense flooding in Queensland, Australia
  • Iran marks 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution with huge street marches and protests against the US

Historic DiscoverySpirit Rover Begins Mars Mission

NASA confirms Mars Opportunity rover's mission has ended after 15 years due to a sandstorm damaging its communications

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The first color image compiled by photos from the Spirit rover - at the time the highest quality photo taken on another planet
The first color image compiled by photos from the Spirit rover - at the time the highest quality photo taken on another planet
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  • Suicide attack on bus carrying Iranian military's Revolutionary Guard kills 23 in Sistan-Baluchestan province, separatist group Jaish al-Adl claim responsibility
2019 Highlights

About February 13, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius