About November 13

November 13, 2021 is the 317th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 48 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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Scorpio is the sun 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 80 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 13

  • 1002
    English king Æthelred II orders the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St. Brice’s Day massacre.
  • 1841
    James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnotism.
  • 1864
    The new Constitution of Greece is adopted.
  • 1901
    The 1901 Caister Lifeboat Disaster.
  • 1918
    Allied troops occupy Constantinople, the capital of the Ottoman Empire.
  • 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.
  • 1950
    General Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, President of Venezuela, is assassinated in Caracas.
  • 1954
    Great Britain defeats France to capture the first ever Rugby League World Cup in Paris in front of around 30,000 spectators.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1971
    The American space probe, Mariner 9, becomes the first spacecraft to orbit another planet successfully, swinging into its planned trajectory around Mars.
  • 1982
    Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim in a boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kim’s subsequent death (on November 17) leads 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.
  • 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, Florida’s first Cuban-born mayor.
  • 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.
  • 1990
    In Aramoana, New Zealand, David Gray shoots dead 13 people, in what becomes known as the Aramoana Massacre.
  • 1992
    The High Court of Australia rules in Dietrich v The Queen that although there is no absolute right to have publicly funded counsel, in most circumstances a judge should grant any request for an adjournment or stay when an accused is unrepresented.
  • 2002
    The oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill.

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