Saturday, November 13, 2010
Friday, November 13, 2009
Having analyzed the data from the LCROSS
lunar impact, NASA
announces that it has found a significant quantity of water
in the Moon
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Monday, November 13, 2006
Sunday, November 13, 2005
Saturday, November 13, 2004
After six days of intense battles, the Iraqi town of Fallujah
is fully occupied by U.S. forces.
Thursday, November 13, 2003
In Canada, the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP rules that the police force used excessive force during the anti-globalization protests at the Quebec City Summit of the Americas FTAA negotiations in April 2001. //www.cbc.ca/stories/2003/11/13/rcmp_summit031113
The Economy: Germany, France and the Netherlands, which together account for more than half the economic activity of the eurozone, report returns to growth in the third quarter as a global economic recovery stokes demand for exports. //www.iht.com/articles/117547.html
Wednesday, November 13, 2002
U.S. President George W. Bush says that an audio tape thought to carry the voice of Osama bin Laden, believed to be authentic, has put the world on notice.
Tuesday, November 13, 2001
Doha Round: The World Trade Organization ends a four-day ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar.
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.
Symbionese Liberation Army member Kathleen Soliah (Sara Jane Olsen) withdraws her previous guilty plea.
Tuesday, November 13, 1990
Sunday, November 13, 1988
The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR adopts the Estonian Sovereignty Declaration
in which the laws of the Estonian SSR are declared supreme over those of the USSR.
The very first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched by Nico Roozen, Frans van der Hoff and ecumenical development agency Solidaridad in the Netherlands.
In the Soviet Union
, the unmanned Shuttle "Buran
" is launched by an Energia
rocket on its maiden orbit
al spaceflight (the first and last space flight for the shuttle).
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed at the Palestinian National Council meeting in Algiers, by a vote of 253–46.
Wednesday, November 13, 1985
Sunday, November 13, 1983
The first United States cruise missiles arrive at Greenham Common Airbase in England amid protests from peace caigners.
The immunosuppressant cyclosporine is approved by the FDA, leading to a revolution in the field of transplantation.
Saturday, November 13, 1982
Saturday, November 13, 1971
Saturday, November 13, 1965
Friday, November 13, 1964
Sunday, November 13, 1960
Tuesday, November 13, 1956
The United States Supreme Court declares Alabama and Montgomery, Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal, thus ending the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Tuesday, November 13, 1945
Friday, November 13, 1942
Battle of Guadalcanal: Aviators from the USS "Enterprise" sink the Japanese battleship Hiei.
British forces capture Tobruk
Wednesday, November 13, 1940
Walt Disney's "Fantasia" is released. It is the first box office failure for Disney, though it eventually recoups its cost years later, and becomes one of the most highly regarded of Disney's films.
Tuesday, November 13, 1934
The Italian government decrees that teachers must wear a military or party uniform in a class.
makes an ultimately controversial decision to alter the lbw
rule so a batsman can be lbw
to a ball pitching outside off stump. The change is later blamed for many problems developing during the 1950s, primarily negative bowling outside leg stump to a field of short-leg fieldsmen.
Monday, November 13, 1916
Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.
Friday, November 13, 1903
Sunday, November 13, 1887
: Police clash with pro-Irish independence protesters.
Tuesday, November 13, 1849
The Constitution of California is ratified in a general election.
Saturday, November 13, 1841
Wednesday, November 13, 1822
Greek War of Independence: Nafplion falls to the Greek rebels.
Monday, November 13, 1775
Saturday, November 13, 1762
Treaty of Fontainebleau, a secret agreement in which Louis XV of France cedes Louisiana (New France) to Charles III of Spain.
, a Delaware tribe prophet, begins to preach in America.
Wednesday, November 13, 1715
The indecisive Battle of Sheriffmuir during the Jacobite rising in Scotland.
Monday, November 13, 1673
Dutch troops commanded by Prince Willem III and Raimundo earl Montecuccoli conquer Bonn
Thursday, November 13, 1642
Tuesday, November 13, 1618
The Synod of Dort has its first meeting.
Sunday, November 13, 1616
Italian artist Guido Reni's famous "Pietà", commissioned by the Senate of Bologna, is placed on the greater altar of the church of Santa Maria della Pietà.
Monday, November 7, 1093 (Julianian calendar)
Sviatopolk II become Grand Prince of Kiev and ruler of Kievan Rus.
Saturday, November 7, 1002 (Julianian calendar)
John IV of Naples is probably released from German captivity by Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor.
With a new group of colonists, an epidemic hits the Viking colony in Greenland.
Danegeld is paid by Æthelred the Unready to prevent Viking raids against England.
November ndash Frederick is elected Archbishop of Ravenna.
Brian Boru, King of Leinster and Munster, becomes High King of Ireland, breaking the Uí Néill monopoly on the title. Not satisfied with the submission of Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, Brian Boru makes an expedition to the north to take hostages from the northern states.
St. Brice's Day massacre: English king Æthelred the Unready orders all Danes in England killed.
Thursday, November 10, 684 (Julianian calendar)
institutes eight titles of eight classes ("Yakusa-no-kabane") in Japan.