November 13: Day of the Week
November 13, 2020 is the 318th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 48 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 1002English king Æthelred II orders the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St. Brice’s Day massacre.
- 1160Louis VII of France marries Adele of Champagne.
- 1851The Denny Party lands at Alki Point, before moving to the other side of Elliot Bay to what would become Seattle, Washington.
- 1901The 1901 Caister Lifeboat Disaster.
- 1941World War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is torpedoed by GS U-81, sinking the following day.
- 1954Great Britain defeats France to capture the first ever Rugby League World Cup in Paris in front of around 30,000 spectators.
- 1970Bhola 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.
- 1988Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian law student in Portland, Oregon is beaten to death by members of the Neo-Nazi group East Side White Pride.
- 1994In a referendum voters in Sweden decide to join the European Union.
- 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?
- 354Saint Augustine of Hippo, North African theologian (d. 430)
- 1899Iskander Mirza, First President of Pakistan (d. 1969)
- 1904H. C. Potter, American film and theater director (d. 1977)
- 1911Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (d. 2006)
- 1924Linda Christian, Mexican-born actress (d. 2011)
- 1938Jean Seberg, American actress (d. 1979)
- 1941Eberhard Diepgen, German politician
- 1955Whoopi Goldberg, American actress, comedienne, and singer
- 1976Hiroshi Tanahashi, Japanese professional wrestler
- 1991Devon Bostick, Canadian actor
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