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1928Bradman scores 132* for NSW against MCC

1921"Sheik", a silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, is released

1940Walt Disney's "Fantasia" released

1968Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP

1995"GoldenEye", starring Pierce Brosnan as James Bond for the first time, debuts

1986US President Reagan confesses weapon sales to Iran

1979Willie Stargell & Keith Hernandez share NL MVP Award NL

1981Ringo Starr releases "Wrack My Brains"

2001Shakira's fifth studio album and first English language album, "Laundry Service", is released

1979Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for US President

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.

1642Battle at Turnham Green outside London: King Charles I vs English parliament

1946Bradman scores 106 for an Australian XI v the MCC

1973Oakland A's Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP unanimously

1992Riddick Bowe beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1989Paul McCartney releases "Figure of 8" & "Ou Est Le Soleil"

2002Eminem releases single 'Lose Yourself' from soundtrack of 8 Mile, 1st rap song to win Academy Award Best Original Song

1983Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

November 13th Historical Events
Date Event
866
Pope Nicholas I answers the envoys of Boris (Ad consulta vestra) 
1002
English king Ethelred II (the 'Unready') launches 'St Brice's Day' massacre of Danish settlers 
1553
English Lady Jane Grey and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer accused of high treason 
1565
King Philip II's "Letters out Segovia" reaches Brussels 
1565
Pope Pius IV publishes degree Professi fidei 
1642
Battle at Turnham Green outside London: King Charles I vs English parliament 
1673
Prince Willem III/Raimundo earl Montecuccoli conquer Bonn 
1715
Battle of Sheriffmuir during Jacobite rebellion. Battle inconclusive but Government forces halt advance of Jacobite army lead by Scottish Earl of Mar 
1775
American Revolutionary forces capture Montreal 
1781
British troops occupy Negapatam, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 
1789
Ben Franklin writes "Nothing . . . certain but death & taxes" 
1839
1st US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY 
1841
James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnosis. 
1843
Mt Rainier in Washington State erupts 
1849
Peter Burnett elected first governor of California 
1851
1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange" 
1851
Telegraph connection between London-Paris linked 
1851
The Denny Party lands at Alki Point, the first settlers of what would become Seattle, Washington. 
1854
"New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300 
1862
Battle of Holly Spring, MS 
1864
The new Constitution of Greece is adopted. 
1865
PT Barnum's New American museum opens in Bridgeport 
1865
US issues 1st gold certificates 
1868
American Philological Association organized in NY 
1875
Harvard-Yale game is 1st college football contest with uniforms 
1875
National Bowling Association organized in NYC 
1885
Serbian army occupies Bulgaria 
1887
Bloody Sunday clashes in central London. 
1895
First shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii 
1900
Baltimore Orioles (now NY Yankees) enter baseball's American League 
1901
The 1901 Caister Lifeboat Disaster. 
1906
C W Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland 
1907
French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor) 
1907
The Conference of Central American States, convoked in response to the war between Honduras and Nicaragua, meets in Washington DC to promote unification 
1909
259 miners die in a fire at St Paul Mine at Cherry, Illinois 
1909
Ben Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game 
1909
Collier's magazine accuses U.S. Secretary of the Interior Richard Ballinger of questionable dealings in Alaskan coal fields. 
1913
1st modern elastic brassiere patented by Mary Phelps Jacob 
1916
British offensive at Ancre, Belgium 
1916
Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription. 
1918
Prince Friedrich, last reigning Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, abdicates 
1918
Russia cancels Treaty of Brest-Litovsk 
1918
Stahlhelm forms (anti communist/Polish/French) in Magdenburg 
1920
Hudson River frozen at Albany 
1921
"Sheik", a silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, is released 
1921
US, France, Japan & British Empire sign a Pacific Treaty 
1922
Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY 
1922
George Cohan's musical "Little Nellie Kelly" premieres in NYC 
1922
Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC 
1926
Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) uprising in Bantam West Java 
1927
NY-NJ Holland Tunnel, 1st twin-tube underwater auto tunnel, opens 
1928
Bradman scores 132* for NSW against MCC 
1930
WA Drake's "Grand Hotel" premieres in NYC 
1931
Hattie Caraway (D-AK) appointed first US woman senator 
1933
1st modern sit-down strike, Hormel meat packers, Austin, Minn 
1935
Anti-British riots in Egypt 
1937
NBC forms first full-sized symphony orchestra exclusively for radio 
1938
America's first saint, Mother Frances Cabrini, beatified 
1940
Walt Disney's "Fantasia" released 
1941
German Abweht consults with Chetnikleider Draza Mihailovic 
1942
Chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal 
1942
Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18 
1945
Australian Services draw 1st Victory Test against India 
1946
First artificial snow produced from a natural cloud, Mt Greylock, MA 
1946
Bradman scores 106 for an Australian XI v the MCC 
1948
"As the Girls Go" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 perfs 
1950
US win 1st world championship bridge contest 
1950
General Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, President of Venezuela, is assassinated in Caracas. 
1951
Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan) 
1952
False fingernails 1st sold 
1952
KLBK TV channel 13 in Lubbock, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting 
1953
Dmitri Shostakovitch's 4th String Quartet premieres 
1955
1st live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba 
1955
Argentine general Pedro Aramburu succeeds E Lonardi as president 
1956
US Supreme court rules race separation on buses in Alabama unconstitutional 
1958
NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League 
1960
Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude, Spain) 
1961
WCBB TV channel 10 in Augusta, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting 
1961
Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny succeeds Aleksandr Nikolayevich Shelepin as head of the KGB. 
1964
Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points 
1964
Pope Paul VI gives tiara to poor 
1965
"Skyscraper" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 248 performances 
1965
"Yarmouth Castle" burns & sinks off Bahamas, killing 89 
1965
Director Kenneth Tynan says the word "Fuck" on BBC 
1966
Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open 
1967
Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh) 
1967
NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City 
1968
Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP 
1968
William Craig, Home Affairs Minister, bans all marches, with the exception of 'customary' parades, in Derry, Northern Ireland; the exception of 'customary' parades meant that Loyalist institutions could parade but civil rights marches could not 
1969
VP Spiro T Agnew accused network TV news depts of bias & distortion 
1970
Lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup 
1970
VP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs" 
1971
Mariner 9, 1st to orbit another planet (Mars) 
1973
"Gigi" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 103 performances 
1973
Oakland A's Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP unanimously 
1974
Dodgers Steve Garvey wins NL MVP 
1975
"Musical Jubilee" opens at St James Theater NYC for 92 performances 
1977
25th Islander shut-out Resch 6-0 Gilles scores on 5th penalty shot 
1977
Final Al Capp comic strip of "Li'l Abner" (1934-77) 
1977
Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open 
1978
NASA launches HEAO 
1979
British newspaper "The Times" resumes publishing after 1 year 
1979
Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for US President 
1979
Willie Stargell & Keith Hernandez share NL MVP Award NL 
1980
US spacecraft Voyager 1 sent back 1st close-up pictures of Saturn 
1980
Gabriella Brum, 18, of West Germany crowned 30th Miss World; she resigns the next day because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend 
1981
Ringo Starr releases "Wrack My Brains" 
1982
Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC 
1982
A boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada, ends when Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim. Kim's death on November 17 led to significant changes in the sport. 
1983
Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic 
1984
David Levy finds his first comet 
1984
Ryne Sandberg wins the NL MVP Award 
1985
Dwight Gooden, youngest 20 game winner, wins Cy Young award 
1985
Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000 
1986
Giselle Jeanne-Marie LaRonde of Trinidad, 23, crowned 36th Miss World 
1986
NASA launches space vehicle S-199 
1986
US President Reagan confesses weapon sales to Iran 
1987
1st condom commercial on British TV 
1989
Paul McCartney releases "Figure of 8" & "Ou Est Le Soleil" 
1990
Oakland's Bob Welch wins AL Cy Young Award 
1990
In Aramoana, New Zealand, Resident David Gray shoots dead 13 people, in the Aramoana Massacre. 
1990
Saudis ask US for rights to bid on SPR (Strategic Petroleum Reserve) crude 
1991
Bomb attack on Aad Kosto, Dutch social dem party-asst sec of state 
1991
Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award 
1992
Riddick Bowe beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title 
1993
7.1 seaquake east of Kamchatka 
1993
Chinese MD82 makes crash landing at Urumqi, 12 killed 
1993
Pakistani minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president 
1994
Sweden agrees to join European Union 
1995
"GoldenEye", starring Pierce Brosnan as James Bond for the first time, debuts 
1996
"Three Sisters" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC 
1996
Joel Armengaud discovers 2^1398269 - 1 (35th known Mersenne prime) 
1996
Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP 
1997
"Lion King" opens at New Amersterdam Theater NYC 
1997
Ken Griffey Jr unanimously wins AL MVP 
1997
UN pulls out arms inspection teams from Iraq 
2000
Philippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada. 
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 foreigners suspected of connections to terrorist acts or planned acts on the United States. 
2001
Shakira's fifth studio album and first English language album, "Laundry Service", is released 
2001
US President Bush orders that the Strategic Petroleum Reserve be filled to capacity over the next few years 
2002
The oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill. 
2002
Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441. 
2002
Eminem releases single 'Lose Yourself' from soundtrack of 8 Mile, 1st rap song to win Academy Award Best Original Song 
2007
An explosion hits the south wing of the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Quezon City, killing four people, including Congressman Wahab Akbar, and wounding six. 
2008
Germany's economy, Europe's largest , contracted by 0.5% in the third quarter after GDP fell 0.4% in the second quarter, putting it in recession for the first time in five years 
2008
Equity research by Deutsche Bank states that Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines should not experience a recession, despite potential harm to economic growth from falling commodity prices and possible weaker exports 
2009
The Netherlands officially exits the recession after experiencing 0.4% growth in the third quarter, but recovery for the Netherlands still remains fragile as the country is highly dependent on exports to maintain the recovery 
2009
Germany's growth of 0.7% in the third quarter helps lead the Eurozone out of the recession after providing overall growth of 0.4% in the same period, with the whole European Union growing 0.2%, it is reported today 
2010
Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage 
2012
3 Syrian tanks enter the demilitarized zone of Golan Heights 
2015
7.0 quake strikes off shores of Japan 
2015
Wave of violent attacks hits Paris; dozens killed 
2016
Bombing at Sufi Shrine in Pakistan Kills Dozens 
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