November 13: Day of the Week
November 13, 2019 is the 317th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 48 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
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.
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November 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1642First English Civil War: Battle of Turnham Green – the Royalist forces withdraw in the face of the Parliamentarian army and fail to take London.
- 1927The Holland Tunnel opens to traffic as the first Hudson River vehicle tunnel linking New Jersey to New York City.
- 1941World War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is torpedoed by GS U-81, sinking the following day.
- 1942World 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.
- 1982The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C. after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
- 1985The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupts and melts a glacier, causing a lahar (volcanic mudslide) that buries Armero, Colombia, killing approximately 23,000 people.
- 1985Xavier Suarez is sworn in as Miami, Florida’s first Cuban-born mayor.
- 1988Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian law student in Portland, Oregon is beaten to death by members of the Neo-Nazi group East Side White Pride.
- 1992The 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.
- 2001War 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.
Who were born on November 13?
- 1312King Edward III of England (d. 1377)
- 1914Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director (d. 2005)
- 1945John B. Craig, American diplomat
- 1947Joe Mantegna, American actor
- 1976Hiroshi Tanahashi, Japanese professional wrestler
- 1978Nikolai Fraiture, American bassist (The Strokes)
- 1980François-Louis Tremblay, Canadian speed skater
- 1980Monique Coleman, American actress
- 1981Mark Cardona, Filipino basketball player
- 1985Asdrúbal Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player
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