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On this day in History – Nov. 13 Novembro 13, 2005

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0354 – Saint Augustine of Hippo was born (d. 0430). North African theologian.
0867 – St. Nicholas I dies. Pope
1004 – Abbon of Fleury dies. French Benedictine abbot
1093 – Malcolm III dies (b. 1031). King of Scotland.
1143 – Fulk dies. King of Jerusalem, Count of Anjou
1170 – Albert I of Brandenburg dies
1312 – King Edward III of England was born (d. 1377)
1314 – Albert the Degenerate dies. Landgrave of Thuringia
1345 – Constance of Penafiel dies (b. 1323). Queen of Pedro I of Portugal
1359 – Ivan II of Russia dies (b. 1326). Grand Prince of Moscovy
1460 – Prince Henry the Navigator dies (b. 1394). Portuguese patron of exploration
1486 – Johann Eck was born († 1543). German theologian.
1504 – Philipp I of Hesse was born (d. 1567)
1606 – Geronimo Mercuriali dies (b. 1530). Italian philologist and physician
1619 – Ludovico Carracci dies (b. 1555). Italian painter.
1710 – Charles Simon Favart was born (d. 1792). French dramatist.
1714 – William Shenstone was born (d. 1763). English poet.
1760 – Jiaqing was born (d. 1820). Emperor of China.
1761 – John Moore was born (d. 1809). British general.
1768 – Bertel Thorvaldsen was born (d. 1844). Danish sculptor.
1770 – George Grenville dies (b. 1712). Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1771 – Konrad Ernst Ackermann dies (b. 1712). German actor.
1775 – American Revolutionary War: Patriot revolutionary forces under Col. Ethan Allen attack Montreal defended by British Kingdom of Great Britain General Guy Carleton. Allen and his troups were disorganised and soundly defeated.
1789 – Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter to a friend, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”
1805 – Johann Georg Lehner invents the hot dog.
1807 – A família real portuguesa foge para o Brasil na sequência da invasão do país por tropas napoleónicas
1826 – Charles Frederick Worth was born (d. 1895). English-born couturier.
1833 – Edwin Booth was born (d. 1893). American actor.
1838 – Joseph Fielding Smith was born (d. 1918). President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1841 – James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnosis.
1848 – Albert I, Prince of Monaco was born(d. 1922)
1850 – Robert Louis Stevenson was born (d. 1894). Scottish writer.
1851 – The Denny Party lands at Alki Point, the first settlers of what will become Seattle, Washington.
1856 – Louis Brandeis was born (d. 1941). U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
1860 – Perú: Se promulga la constitución, siendo ésta la de más larga duración de la historia de Perú
1862 – Ludwig Uhland dies (b. 1787). German poet.
1867 – Adolphe Napoleon Didron dies (b. 1806). French archaeologist.
1868 – Gioacchino Rossini dies (b. 1792). Italian composer (Barber of Seville, William Tell)
1884 – José Rodrigues Maio dies (b. 1817). Portuguese fisher and salva-vidas
1885 – Anselmo José Braamcamp was born. Portuguese politician.
1886 – Mary Wigman was born (d. 1973). Dancer and choreographer.
1887 – Bloody Sunday clashes in central London
1897 – José Ângelo Cotinelli Telmo was born. Portuguese architect and film director.
1899 – Almeida Júnior dies (b. 1850). Brazilian painter.
1903 – Camille Pissarro dies. French painter.
1908 – Andrew Fisher becomes the 5th Prime Minister of Australia.
1908 – Hermione Baddeley was born(d. 1986). English actress.
1909 – Ballinger-Pinchot scandal begins: Collier’s magazine accuses US Secretary of the Interior Richard Ballinger of questionable dealings in Alaskan coal fields.
1913 – Alexander Scourby was born (d. 1985). American actor.
1913 – O prémio Nobel da Literatura é atribuido a Rabindranath Tagore, pela sua obra “Gitanjali”.
1914 – Alberto Lattuada was born (d. 2005). Italian film director.
1916 – Prime Minister of Australia William Morris Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.
1918 – Jack Elam was born (d. 2003). American actor.
1922 – Jack Narz was born. American game show host.
1922 – Oskar Werner was born (d. 1984). Austrian actor.
1924 – Linda Christian was born. Mexican-born actress.
1924 – Motoo Kimura was born (d. 1994). Japanese geneticist.
1927 – the Holland Tunnel opened to the public, providing access between New York City and New Jersey beneath the Hudson River
1927 – Madeleine Sherwood was born. Actress.
1932 – Francisco Lagos Cházaro dies (20 Sep 1878). Mexican politician.
1933 – Adrienne Corri was born. Actress
1934 – Garry Marshall was born. American producer, director, writer, and actor
1935 – Tom Atkins was born. American actor
1935 – George Carey was born. Archbishop of Canterbury
1938 – Jean Seberg was born (d. 1979). American actress.
1940 – The animated feature-length film Fantasia is released.
1941 – Mel Stottlemyre was born. Baseball player and coach
1941 – World War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is torpedoed by U 81, she sinks on November 14.
1942 – World War II: Battle of Guadalcanal – Aviators from the USS Enterprise sink the Japanese heavy cruiser BB- Hiei.
1942 – John Hammond was born. American musician
1943 – Maurice Denis dies (b. 1870). French painter.
1945 – Ethiopy and Panamá are admitted as member of ONU
1945 – Charles de Gaulle was elected president of France.
1947 – Joe Mantegna was born. American actor
1947 – Abade de Baçal was born. Portuguese historian and archeologist.
1949 – Whoopi Goldberg, [Caryn Johnson] was born in New York City. Actress (Color Purple, Burglar, Ghost).
1950 – General Carlos Delgado Chalbaud is assasinated in Caracas.
1952 – Margaret Wise Brown dies (b. 1910). American children’s author.
1954 – Great Britain defeated France to capture the first ever Rugby League World Cup in Paris in front of around 30,000 spectators.
1955 – Whoopi Goldberg was born. American actress, comedienne, and singer
1957 – Rui Teles Palhinha dies (b. 1871). Portuguese (Azores) botanic
1960 – Sammy Davis, Jr. marries Swedish actress May Britt. Interracial marriage was still illegal in 31 US states out of 50.
A fire at a movie theater in Amude Syria kills 152 people.
1961- Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny succeeds Aleksandr Nikolayevich Shelepin as head of the KGB.
1965 – The SS Yarmouth Castle burns and sinks 60 miles off Nassau with the loss of 90 lives.
1963 – Vinny Testaverde was born. American football player.
1967 – Harriet Cohen dies (b. 1895). English pianist.
1968 – Pat Hentgen was born. Baseball player
1969 – Gerard Butler was born. Scottish actor
1969 – Lori Berenson was born. U.S. journalist.
1969 – Vietnam War: Anti-war protesters in Washington, DC stage a symbolic “March Against Death.”
1970 – 1970 Bhola cyclone: A 120-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).
1972 – Takuya Kimura was born. Japanese singer and actor.
1973 – Lila Lee dies (b. 1901). American actress.
1974 – Vittorio De Sica dies (b. 1901). Italian film director.
1974 – Karen Silkwood dies (b. 1946). American activist.
1974 – Nuclear activist Karen Silkwood‘s car is forced off the road while she is travelling to an interview with New York Times reporter David Burnham. Her files are missing from the carwreck; an FBI investigation later concludes accident, but is not generally believed to have been impartial.
PLO leader Yasser Arafat gives a landmark address to the United Nations General Assembly.
1975 – Olga Berggolts dies (b. 1910). Russian poet.
1977 – Chanel Cole was born. Australian singer
1979 – Ron Artest was born. American basketball player
1981 – The first Friday the 13th event held by motorcyclists in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada.
1981 – O cineasta português Fonseca e Costa ganha o Prémio do Instituto Português de Cinema com o filme Kilas, o Mau da Fita.
1982 – A boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada ends when Ray Mancini defeats Kim Duk Koo. Kim’s death on November 17 led to significant changes in the sport.
1982 – The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington D.C. after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
1982 – Kumi Koda was born. Japanese singer
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.
1985 – Xavier Suarez is sworn in as Miami‘s first Cuban-born mayor.
1988 – Antal Dorati dies (b. 1906). Hungarian conductor.
1988 – Jaromír Vejvoda dies (b. 1902). Czech composer.
1989 – Polish labor leader Lech Walesa received the Medal of Freedom from President Bush during a White House ceremony.
1990 – The first known World Wide Web page is written.
1994 – Voters in Sweden decide to join the European Union in a referendum.
1994 – Motoo Kimura dies (b. 1924). Japanese geneticist.
1997 – André Boucourechliev dies (b. 1925). French composer.
1998 – Niklas Luhmann dies. German sociologist.
2001 – Doha Round: The World Trade Organization ends a four-day ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar.
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 any foreigners suspected of having connections to terrorist acts or planned acts on the United States.
2002 – Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.
2002 – The oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill.
2002 – Some 200 people were feared dead after 19 boats disappeared in a storm off Bangladesh. 2003 – Kellie Waymire dies (b. 1967). American actress.
2004 – John Balance dies (b. 1962). Musician and artist.
2004 – Ol’ Dirty Bastard dies (b. 1968). American rapper.
2004 – Harry Lampert dies at 88. Illustrator who created the D.C. Comics superhero The Flash.


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