November 13 in History
1895November 13, 1895:
Canned pineapple is reportedly shipped for the first time to the United States from Hawaii.
1916November 13, 1916:
The first Battle of the Somme comes to an end after four months.
1918November 13, 1918:
Al-Wafd al-Misri, the Egyptian nationalist party which would help the country gain its independence from the British, is formed by Saad Zaghloul.
1940November 13, 1940:
Disney’s animated film, “Fantasia” is released in the United States.
1982November 13, 1982: Ray Mancini successfully defends his WBA lightweight title by knocking out Korean boxer Kim Duk Koo who collapses and falls into a coma.
1985November 13, 1985:
Colombia’s Mount Ruiz erupts two times, burying Armero, a town and killing approximately 25,000 people in the process.
1995November 13, 1995:
The 17th James Bond film, “GoldenEye” is released.
2011November 13, 2011:
Comedian Kevin Hart and his wife of eight years, Torrei finalise their divorce.
2015November 13, 2015:
Coordinated attacks by terrorists in Paris ends up killing 130 people.
2020November 13, 2020:
Kim Ng receives her appointment as the General Manager of the Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins team, making her the first female general manager of any professional men’s sports team in North America.