What happened this day in history November 13

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

November 13: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 13 is the 318th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 48 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 31, 2020 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 26,753,760 minutes 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 ‘trihectadecaoctagon’ day.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 91 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 2,884 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 13 Historical Events

  • 1887
    Bloody Sunday clashes in central London.
  • 1947
    The Soviet Union completes development of the AK-47, one of the first proper assault rifles.
  • 1965
    The SS Yarmouth Castle burns and sinks 60 miles off Nassau with the loss of 90 lives.
  • 1969
    Vietnam War: Anti-war protesters in Washington, D.C. stage a symbolic March Against Death.
  • 1982
    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C. after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
  • 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.
  • 1986
    The Compact of Free Association becomes law, granting the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands independence from the United States.
  • 1988
    Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian law student in Portland, Oregon is beaten to death by members of the Neo-Nazi group East Side White Pride.
  • 2000
    Philippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada.
  • 2002
    Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.

Who were born on November 13?

  • 1715
    Dorothea Erxleben, German, first female medical doctor (d. 1762)
  • 1886
    Mary Wigman, German dancer and choreographer (d. 1973)
  • 1929
    Asashio Tarō III, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 46th Yokozuna (d. 1988)
  • 1943
    André-Gilles Fortin, Canadian politician (d. 1977)
  • 1950
    Gilbert Perreault, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1963
    Vinny Testaverde, American football player
  • 1972
    Takuya Kimura, Japanese singer and actor
  • 1980
    François-Louis Tremblay, Canadian speed skater
  • 1981
    Ryan Bertin, American amateur wrestler
  • 1982
    Samkon Gado, Nigerian/American football player

Who died on November 13?

  • 1093
    King Malcolm III of Scotland (b. 1041)
  • 1314
    Albert II, Margrave of Meissen (b. 1240)
  • 1952
    Margaret Wise Brown, American children’s author (b. 1910)
  • 1973
    Bruno Maderna, Italian/German conductor and composer (b. 1920)
  • 1988
    Antal Dorati, Hungarian conductor (b. 1906)
  • 1996
    Swami Rama, Himalayan yoga master (b. 1925)
  • 1997
    Dawud M. Mu'Min, American murderer (b. 1953)
  • 2004
    Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan) (b. 1968)
  • 2007
    Kazuhisa Inao, Japanese baseball player (b. 1937)
  • 2007
    Monty Westmore, American make-up artist (b. 1923)

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