November 13th celebrates Indian Pudding Day and World Kindness Day.
Today marks day 317 of the year, and we have 48 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 interesting facts about November 13th in history!
What Events Happened On November 13 In History?
2017 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.
2013 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.
2012 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.
1969 The first quintuplets of the century were born on this day in London, UK.
All five babies were female and were put into care when they were born, but all survived.
1940 Disney’s animated feature “Fantasia” was released to movie theaters the US.
1937 NBC assembled the first symphony utilized exclusively for radio.
1933 Meat packers at the Hormel plant in Austin, Minnesota began the first modern sit down strike.
1909 The Cherry Mine disaster in Illinois killed 259 miners in a coal mine fire.
The disaster is became the third deadliest coal mining incident in US history.
1907 French engineer, Paul Cornu flew his first helicopter in Normandy.
His craft managed to lift around 1ft (36cm) above the ground for 20 seconds, an incredible feat for the time.
1902 Joseph Conrad’s novella “Heart of Darkness” was published as one single book.
Until then, they were only available in three seperate volumes.
1887 The infamous Bloody Sunday Protests were held in London.
The protests involved unemployed protestors in physical confrontations with London's police. 400 people were arrested while 75 were badly injured.
1865 The United States issued gold certificates to battle counterfeit notes.
1839 The last bull run in Britain was held at Stamford.
Bull runs had been held for over 600 years.
Famous Quotes Said On November 13
What is your favorite quote from November 13th? Here are the most noteworthy quotes said on this day in history.
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