November 13th Events

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November 13th, 2007 (November 13 2007)EventAn 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 13th, 2002 (November 13 2002)EventIraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.
November 13th, 2002 (November 13 2002)EventThe oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill.
November 13th, 2001 (November 13 2001)EventDoha Round: The World Trade Organization ends a four-day ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar.
November 13th, 2001 (November 13 2001)EventPhilippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada.
November 13th, 2001 (November 13 2001)EventWar 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.George W. Bush Quotes
November 13th, 1995 (November 13 1995)EventA 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 13th, 1994 (November 13 1994)EventVoters in Sweden decide to join the European Union in a referendum.
November 13th, 1990 (November 13 1990)EventThe World Wide Web first began.
November 13th, 1990 (November 13 1990)EventIn Aramoana, New Zealand, Resident David Gray shot dead 13 people, in what became known as the Aramoana Massacre.
November 13th, 1985 (November 13 1985)EventThe volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupts and melts a glacier, causing a lahar (volcanic mudslide) that buries Armero, Colombia, killing approximately 23,000 people.
November 13th, 1985 (November 13 1985)EventXavier Suarez is sworn in as Miami, Florida s first Cuban-born mayor.
November 13th, 1982 (November 13 1982)EventA 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 13th, 1982 (November 13 1982)EventThe Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington D.C. after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
November 13th, 1971 (November 13 1971)EventThe American space probe, Mariner 9, becomes the first spacecraft to orbit another planet successfully, swinging into its planned trajectory around Mars.
November 13th, 1970 (November 13 1970)EventBhola 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 13th, 1969 (November 13 1969)EventVietnam War: Anti-war protesters in Washington, DC stage a symbolic March Against Death.
November 13th, 1965 (November 13 1965)EventThe SS Yarmouth Castle burns and sinks 60 miles off Nassau with the loss of 90 lives.
November 13th, 1961 (November 13 1961)EventVladimir Yefimovich Semichastny succeeds Aleksandr Nikolayevich Shelepin as head of the KGB.
November 13th, 1956 (November 13 1956)EventUnited States Supreme Court declares Alabama and Montgomery, Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal; thus ending the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
November 13th, 1954 (November 13 1954)EventGreat Britain defeats France to capture the first ever Rugby League World Cup in Paris in front of around 30,000 spectators.
November 13th, 1950 (November 13 1950)EventGeneral Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, President of Venezuela, is assassinated in Caracas.
November 13th, 1950 (November 13 1950)EventA Curtiss Reid Flying Services plane crashed while enroute to Paris from Rome killing everyone on boardied in (Link to page).
November 13th, 1942 (November 13 1942)EventWorld War II: Naval Battle of GuadalcanalU.S. and Japanese ships engage in an intense, close-quarters surface naval engagement during the Battle of Guadalcanal.
November 13th, 1941 (November 13 1941)EventWorld War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is torpedoed by U 81, sinking the next day.
November 13th, 1927 (November 13 1927)EventThe Holland Tunnel opens to traffic as the first Hudson River vehicular tunnel linking New Jersey to New York City.
November 13th, 1916 (November 13 1916)EventPrime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.
November 13th, 1909 (November 13 1909)EventCollier s magazine accuses U.S. Secretary of the Interior Richard Ballinger of questionable dealings in Alaskan coal fields.Richard Quest Quotes
November 13th, 1901 (November 13 1901)EventThe 1901 Caister Lifeboat Disaster.
November 13th, 1887 (November 13 1887)EventBloody Sunday clashes in central London.
November 13th, 1864 (November 13 1864)EventThe new Constitution of Greece is adopted.
November 13th, 1851 (November 13 1851)EventThe Denny Party lands at Alki Point, the first settlers of what would become Seattle, Washington.
November 13th, 1841 (November 13 1841)EventJames Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnosis.
November 13th, 1775 (November 13 1775)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Patriot revolutionary forces under Col. Ethan Allen attack Montreal, Quebec defended by British General Guy Carleton.
November 13th, 1642 (November 13 1642)EventAt 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 13th, 1160 (November 13 1160)EventMarriage of Louis VII of France with Adele of Champagne.
November 13th, 1002 (November 13 1002)EventEnglish king Ethelred orders the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St. Brice s Day massacre.

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