This day in history - November 13

This day in history - November 13.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 13, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 13 regarded events relating to the St. Brice's Day Massacre, Trial of Lady Jane Grey and Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Opening of the Holland Tunnel, Release of Walt Disney's Fantasia, The Torpedoing of HMS Ark Royal, End of Segregation on Alabama's Buses, Anti-Vietnam March Against Death, Amityville Murders, Dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Armero Tragedy. Many famous people were associated with these momentous events including Æthelred II, Mary I, Thomas Cranmer and Jane Grey, Clifford Holland, Walt Disney, Leopold Stokowski, Loben Maund and Edward Mitchell, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Richard Nixon, Ronald Joseph DeFeo Jr., Maya Ying Lin and Omayra Sanchez.

St. Brice's Day Massacre - November 13, 1002: On this day in history, November 13, 1002, critical events took place today in Oxford, England, regarding the St. Brice's Day Massacre. In November 1002, following four years of raids by the Danes, King Æthelred II (the Unready) of England issued an order that all Danes living in England be slaughtered. This order was carried out on November 13, the feast day of St. Brice. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1002 were Æthelred II. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: St. Brice's Day Massacre *** Date: November 13, 1002 *** Place: Oxford, England *** Category: Massacre *** Historical Period: 11th Century *** This day in history ***

Trial of Lady Jane Grey and Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury - November 13, 1553: On this day in history, November 13, 1553, significant events took place today in London, England, respecting the Trial of Lady Jane Grey and Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury. On November 13, 1553, after Mary I had succeeded Lady Jane Grey as Queen, Grey and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, were tried in London's Guildhall along with Grey's husband and two of his brothers. Having been accused of treason, they were all found guilty and sentenced to death. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1553 were Mary I, Thomas Cranmer and Jane Grey. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: Trial of Lady Jane Grey and Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury *** Date: November 13, 1553 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Opening of the Holland Tunnel - November 13, 1927: On this day in history, November 13, 1927, momentous events took place today in New York, USA, with regard to the Opening of the Holland Tunnel. The Holland Tunnel, named after it's Chief Engineer, Clifford Holland, was opened on November 13, 1927. Construction of the four lane tunnel, which runs under the Hudson River between Jersey City and Manhattan, began in 1920. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1927 were Clifford Holland. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: Opening of the Holland Tunnel *** Date: November 13, 1927 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Construction *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Release of Walt Disney's Fantasia - November 13, 1940: On this day in history, November 13, 1940, important events took place today in United States of America, surrounding the Release of Walt Disney's Fantasia. Walt Disney's animated film 'Fanatasia' was released on November 13, 1940. Fantasia, which is set to classical music conucted by Leopold Stokowski, is the third of Disney's animated feature films. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1940 were Walt Disney, Leopold Stokowski. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: Release of Walt Disney's Fantasia *** Date: November 13, 1940 *** Place: United States of America *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

The Torpedoing of HMS Ark Royal - November 13, 1941: On this day in history, November 13, 1941, important events took place today in Gibraltar, in respect of the The Torpedoing of HMS Ark Royal. On November 13, 1941, British aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal, captained by Loben Maund, was returning to Gibraltar from Malta when she was torpedoed by German submarine U-81. Able Seaman Edward Mitchell was killed by the explosion which also knocked out the ship's communications and caused the starboard boiler room to flood. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1941 were Loben Maund and Edward Mitchell. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: The Torpedoing of HMS Ark Royal *** Date: November 13, 1941 *** Place: Gibraltar *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

End of Segregation on Alabama's Buses - November 13, 1956: On this day in history, November 13, 1956, momentous events took place today in Alabama, USA, with regard to the End of Segregation on Alabama's Buses. Seamstress Rosa Parks was arrested on a bus, in Montgomery, Alabama, after refusing to move seats when a white man boarded. A bus boycott, Led by Martin Luther King Jr., ensued. The boycott lasted for just over a year and ended after the United States Supreme Court ruled, on November 13, 1956, that segregation on public transportation was against the law. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1956 were Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr.. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: End of Segregation on Alabama's Buses *** Date: November 13, 1956 *** Place: Alabama, USA *** Category: Racism *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Anti-Vietnam March Against Death - November 13, 1969: On this day in history, November 13, 1969, significant events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, respecting the Anti-Vietnam March Against Death. The 'March Against Death' took place in Washington D.C. On November 13, 1969. President Richard Nixon claimed to be unaffected by this peaceful anti Vietnam War protest. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1969 were Richard Nixon. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: Anti-Vietnam March Against Death *** Date: November 13, 1969 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Amityville Murders - November 13, 1974: On this day in history, November 13, 1974, significant events took place today in New York, USA, respecting the Amityville Murders. Ronald Joseph DeFeo Jr. murdered his parents and four siblings at their home in Amityville, New York, on November 13, 1974. DeFeo used a rifle to kill each of them, the children with a single shot and the parents with two shots. This event is believed to be the basis for the book and film The Amityville Horror. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1974 were Ronald Joseph DeFeo Jr.. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: Amityville Murders *** Date: November 13, 1974 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial - November 13, 1982: On this day in history, November 13, 1982, crucial events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, relating to the Dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, designed by American Designer and artist Maya Ying Lin, was dedicated on November 13, 1982. The memorial, which is situated in Washington D.C. is made of stone from Bangalore, India. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1982 were Maya Ying Lin. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: Dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial *** Date: November 13, 1982 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Armero Tragedy - November 13, 1985: On this day in history, November 13, 1985, momentous events took place today in Armero, Columbia, with regard to the Armero Tragedy. The Armero tragedy occurred, on November 13, 1985, as a result of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupting. The pyroclastic flows, produced by the volcano, melted the glaciers and sent landslides and mudslides down the mountain and into the towns. An estimated 23,000 people died in the disaster, 20,000 of them were from Armero, including 13 year old Omayra Sanchez. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 13, 1985 were Omayra Sanchez. Facts on this day in History November 13: Events on this day in history: Armero Tragedy *** Date: November 13, 1985 *** Place: Armero, Columbia *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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