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    • November 13, 0867 St Nicholas I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

    • November 13, 1002 English king Ethelred II launches massacre of Danish settlers

    • November 13, 1093 "Scotland's Malcolm III MacDuncan and his eldest son Edward are entrapped and killed November 13 at a place that will be called Malcolm's Cross Malcolm has been laying siege to Alnwick in an invasion of England, his wife Margaret dies 4 days later, and he is succeeded by his brother Donald Bane, who will reign until 1097
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    • November 13, 1460 "Henry the Navigator prince of Portugal, dies at 66"

    • November 13, 1642 At the Battle of Turnham Green of the First English Civil War the Royalist forces withdraw in face of the Parliamentarian army and fail to take London.

    • November 13, 1789 "Ben Franklin writes ""Nothing . . . certain but death & taxes"""

    • November 13, 1829 Sam Patch loses his life in a 125' dive into Genesse Falls

    • November 13, 1839 "The first US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY"

    • November 13, 1841 "James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnosis."

    • November 13, 1843 Mt Rainier in Washington State erupts

    • November 13, 1849 Peter Burnett elected 1st governor of California

    • November 13, 1851 "The Denny Party lands at Alki Point, the first settlers of what would become Seattle, Washington."

    • November 13, 1854 """New Era"" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300"

    • November 13, 1854 "The ship ""New Era"" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300"

    • November 13, 1864 The new Constitution of Greece is adopted.

    • November 13, 1865 PT Barnum's New American museum opens in Bridgeport

    • November 13, 1865 US issues 1st gold certificates

    • November 13, 1868 American Philological Association organized in NY

    • November 13, 1868 "Gioacchino (Antonio) Rossini composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76"

    • November 13, 1875 National Bowling Association organized in NYC

    • November 13, 1887 Bloody Sunday clashes in central London.

    • November 13, 1895 The first shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii

    • November 13, 1907 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies a twin rotor helicopter

    • November 13, 1909 259 miners die in a fire at St Paul Mine at Cherry Ill

    • November 13, 1909 Collier's magazine accuses U.S. Secretary of the Interior Richard Ballinger of questionable dealings in Alaskan coal fields.

    • November 13, 1921 """The Sheik,"" starring Rudolph Valentino, is released"

    • November 13, 1921 "US, France, Japan & British Empire sign a Pacific Treaty"

    • November 13, 1927 "NY-NJ Holland Tunnel, first twin-tube underwater auto tunnel, opens"

    • November 13, 1927 The Holland Tunnel opens to traffic as the first Hudson River vehicular tunnel linking New Jersey to New York City.

    • November 13, 1931 Hattie Caraway (D-AK) appointed 1st US woman senator

    • November 13, 1933 "The first modern sit-down strike, Hormel meat packers, Austin, MN"

    • November 13, 1937 NBC forms 1st full-sized symphony orchestra exclusively for radio

    • November 13, 1940 "Walt Disney's""Fantasia"" released"

    • November 13, 1941 "World War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is torpedoed by U 81, sinking the next day."

    • November 13, 1942 Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18

    • November 13, 1942 "World War II: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal U.S. and Japanese ships engage in an intense, close-quarters surface naval engagement during the Battle of Guadalcanal."

    • November 13, 1950 General Carlos Delgado Chalbaud is assassinated in Caracas.

    • November 13, 1954 "Great Britain defeats France to capture the first ever Rugby League World Cup in Paris in front of around 30,000 spectators."

    • November 13, 1955 The first live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba

    • November 13, 1956 "United States Supreme Court declares Alabama and Montgomery, Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal; thus ending the Montgomery Bus Boycott."

    • November 13, 1960 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude Spain)

    • November 13, 1961 Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny succeeds Aleksandr Nikolayevich Shelepin as head of the KGB.

    • November 13, 1961 "Wally Brown actor (Jed Fame-Cimarron City), dies at 57"

    • November 13, 1965 "The cruise ship ""Yarmouth Castle"" burns and sinks off Bahamas, killing 89"

    • November 13, 1965 The SS Yarmouth Castle burns and sinks 60 miles off Nassau with the loss of 90 lives.

    • November 13, 1965 "Warrant Officer KA Wheatley, Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV), awarded posthumously the first Victoria Cross won in Vietnam"

    • November 13, 1967 Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh)

    • November 13, 1968 Number one hit on UK music charts - Hugo Montenegro Orchestra - The Good The Bad And The Ugly

    • November 13, 1969 "Vietnam War: Anti-war protesters in Washington, DC stage a symbolic March Against Death."

    • November 13, 1970 "Bhola cyclone: A 150-mph tropical cyclone hits the densely populated Ganges Delta region of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), killing an estimated 500,000 people in one night. This is regarded as the 20th century's worst natural disaster."

    • November 13, 1970 "Cyclone kills estimated 300,000 in Chittagong Bangladesh"

    • November 13, 1970 Lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup

    • November 13, 1970 "VP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives ""impudent snobs"""

    • November 13, 1971 "Mariner 9, first to orbit another planet (Mars)"

    • November 13, 1971 Number one hit on UK music charts - Slade - Coz I Luv You

    • November 13, 1971 "The American space probe, Mariner 9, becomes the first spacecraft to orbit another planet successfully, swinging into its planned trajectory around Mars."

    • November 13, 1974 Karen Silkwood killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances

    • November 13, 1976 Number one hit on UK music charts - Chicago - If You Leave Me Now

    • November 13, 1978 NASA launches HEAO

    • November 13, 1979 Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for President

    • November 13, 1981 "Ringo releases ""Wrack My Brains"""

    • November 13, 1982 "A boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada ends when Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim. Kim's death on November 17 led to significant changes in the sport."

    • November 13, 1982 Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim fatally injured when KOed by Ray Mancini

    • November 13, 1982 Number one hit on UK music charts - Eddy Grant - I Don't Wanna Dance

    • November 13, 1982 Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC

    • November 13, 1983 """Alvin"" Junior Samples country singer (Hee Haw), dies at 56"

    • November 13, 1985 "Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000"

    • November 13, 1985 "The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupts and melts a glacier, causing a lahar (volcanic mudslide) that buries Armero, Colombia, killing approximately 23,000 people."

    • November 13, 1985 "Xavier Suarez is sworn in as Miami, Florida's first Cuban-born mayor."

    • November 13, 1986 US violates Iran arms boycott

    • November 13, 1990 The World Wide Web first began.

    • November 13, 1994 Voters in Sweden decide to join the European Union in a referendum.

    • November 13, 1995 "A truck-bomb explodes outside of a US-operated Saudi Arabian National Guard training center in Riyadh, killing five Americans and two Indians. A group called the Islamic Movement for Change claims responsibility."

    • November 13, 2001 "Doha Round: The World Trade Organization ends a four-day ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar."

    • November 13, 2001 "Philippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada."

    • November 13, 2001 "War on Terrorism: In the first such act since World War II, US President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against foreigners suspected of connections to terrorist acts or planned acts on the United States."

    • November 13, 2002 The oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill.

    • November 13, 2007 "An explosion hits the south wing of the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Quezon City, killing four people, including Congressman Wahab Akbar, and wounding six."

    • November 13, 2009 "38 people are killed in collapsed school buildings and road accidents caused by heavy snowfall in China, the heaviest in 60 years."

    • November 13, 2009 A bomb hits the Peshawar office of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency with at least seven people dead and 35 injured.

    • November 13, 2009 "A court in Buenos Aires declares Argentinean law restricting marriage to a man and a woman unconstitutional, allowing a same-sex couple to marry; the city government announces it will not appeal."

    • November 13, 2009 Actor and film director Clint Eastwood is made a commander of the Légion d'honneur.

    • November 13, 2009 "American politician William J. Jefferson, former Democratic Party Congressman from the U.S. state of Louisiana, is sentenced to 13 years in prison for corruption."

    • November 13, 2009 At least 240 villages in southwestern Saudi Arabia are evacuated due to fighting between Yemeni Houthi rebels and Saudi forces along the border.

    • November 13, 2009 Cambodia detains a Thai man on charges of spying for Thailand. (Bangkok Post) (Times Live South Africa)

    • November 13, 2009 "Chinese nationals in Angola say they are increasingly being targeted in ""mafia-style"" attacks by Angolan gangs."

    • November 13, 2009 Czech Prime minster Jan Fischer deposits the Treaty of Lisbon ratification instrument at the Italian foreign ministry in Rome.

    • November 13, 2009 "Four members of Algeria's national football team are injured when their bus comes under attack by stone throwers in Cairo, Egypt."

    • November 13, 2009 Jersey's Chief Minister Terry Le Sueur hosts the 13th summit of the British–Irish Council.

    • November 13, 2009 Kosovo prepares for historic elections after a flare-up earlier this week targeted Prime Minister Hashim Thaci in the western town of Decan

    • November 13, 2009 Microsoft admits that the Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool contains code that is covered by the Gnu Public License and offers to make it available under the terms of that license.

    • November 13, 2009 NASA claims to have discovered water after the LCROSS satellite crashes near the South Pole of the Moon

    • November 13, 2009 "Philippines President Gloria Arroyo signs a law banning torture, making it a criminal offence punishable by up to 30 years imprisonment."

    • November 13, 2009 "South African President Jacob Zuma says the police do not have a ""licence to kill"" after recent incidents of innocent people being killed by police."

    • November 13, 2009 Tens of thousands of Maoist supporters in Nepal block the headquarters for the Nepali government for a second day.

    • November 13, 2009 "The diaries of Gareth Jones, a British reporter who exposed the 1933 famine in Ukraine, are put on public display for the first time."

    • November 13, 2009 The Japan Coast Guard evacuates 28 passengers and crew from the Ariake commercial ferry after it rolls over onto its side in rough seas off Mie Prefecture in the Pacific Ocean.

    • November 13, 2009 The Turkish government unveils a plan to improve rights of the Kurdish minority to end the decades long ethnic conflict in the southeast of the country.

    • November 13, 2009 The United States opens its first marijuana cafe.

    • November 13, 2009 "Two people are killed and 43 rescued from a bomb shelter in a fire that triggered multiple explosions at an arms depot near Ulyanovsk, western Russia."







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