November 13th celebrates Indian Pudding Day and World Kindness Day.
Today marks day 317 of the year, and we have 47 days left of the year.
Today was a rather unique day in history. Over the years it’s been a day of famous speeches, transport advances and much more. Find out what events occurred on this day to make it so fascinating!
Did you know that on this day in 1887, the infamous Bloody Sunday Protests were held in London? Police then clashed with those protesting the British treatment of those in Ireland, leaving 75 people badly injured and 400 arrested.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about November 13th in history!
What memorable events happened on November 13 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The first-ever Barbie wearing a hijab was revealed at Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year summit.
The hijab-wearing Barbie doll was designed after Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad and was part of the “Shero” Barbie series.
Same-sex marriage was legalized in Hawaii.
The bill passed through the state legislature and was signed into law by Hawaiian Governor Neil Abercrombie on the same day. The new law came into effect on December 2nd, with many same-sex couples choosing to get married on the first day of legalization.
The Northern Territory of Australia and the South Pacific were darkened by a total eclipse of the sun.
A total eclipse means that the moon has completely blocked out the view of the sun and only lasts for a short period, but can only be seen from a very small area. Cairns, the most populated city in Australia to be cast in the eclipse’s shadow, experienced around two minutes of darkness.
Is today your birthday? If so, you share the same birthday with Gerard Butler. Here are a few other famous people born on this day.
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New York, USA
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New York, USA
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What is your favorite quote from November 13th? Here are the most noteworthy quotes said on this day in history.
Death is the side of life which is turned away from us.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Nothing is certain except death and taxes.
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
World Kindness Day
World Kindness Day was founded in 1998 as a day to inspire people to be more kind to one another. There are, of course, endless ways you can commit an act of kindness today. Try and spend the day devoted to being as kind as possible; you’ll be surprised how good it feels!
National Indian Pudding Day
In the 17th century, the New England colonists transformed a classic British pudding into a new dish using cornmeal, or Indian meal, as it was known back then. Indian pudding may not be so popular these days, but that only means it’s time to bring it back, so try baking some today!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Hubba Bubba made a Bubble Gum Soda in the late ’80s. It even came in Diet!
Birthday & Zodiac
For those of you who were born on this day, your star sign is Scorpio.
Scorpios are incredibly passionate creatures and will do their all to reach their aspirations.
If you were born in November, your birthstone is the topaz. Did you know that in the Middle Ages, topaz was ground into a powder and mixed with wine to guarantee a good night’s sleep?
People born on this day were likely conceived the same year on February 20th.
A baby that is conceived on November 13, 2023, will be due around August 6, 2024.