Today in History, English
Today in History, English

129571November 13Death2002 – Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Uruguayan footballer and manager (b. 1925)
129572November 13Death2002 – Rishikesh Shaha, Nepalese academic and politician (b. 1925)
129573November 13Death2003 – Kellie Waymire, American actress (b. 1967)
129574November 13Death2004 – Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan) (b. 1968)
129575November 13Death2005 – Vine Deloria, Jr., American historian, theologian, and author (b. 1933)
129576November 13Death2005 – Eddie Guerrero, Mexican-American wrestler (b. 1967)
129577November 13Death2007 – Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician (b. 1960)
129578November 13Death2007 – Kazuhisa Inao, Japanese baseball player and manager (b. 1937)
129579November 13Death2010 – Luis García Berlanga, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1921)
129580November 13Death2010 – Allan Sandage, American astronomer and cosmologist (b. 1926)
129581November 13Death2012 – Erazm Ciołek, Polish photographer and author (b. 1937)
129582November 13Death2012 – Yao Defen, Chinese giant (b. 1972)
129583November 13Death2012 – Manuel Peña Escontrela, Spanish footballer (b. 1965)
129584November 13Death2013 – Hans-Jürgen Heise, German author and poet (b. 1930)
129585November 13Death2013 – Barbara Jo Lawrence, American actress and singer (b. 1930)
129586November 13Death2013 – Mauro Nesti, Italian race car driver (b. 1935)
129587November 13Death2014 – María José Alvarado, Honduran model, Señorita Honduras 2014 (b. 1995)
129588November 13Death2014 – Kakha Bendukidze, Georgian economist and politician, Georgian Minister of Economy (b. 1956)
129589November 13Death2014 – Alexander Grothendieck, German-French mathematician and theorist (b. 1928)
129590November 13Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Brice of ToursFrances Xavier CabriniHomobonusJohn Chrysostom (Eastern Orthodox, Repose)Quintian of RodezSaints of the Premonstratensian OrderStanislaus KostkaCharles Simeon (Church of England)The Hundred Thousand Martyrs of Tbilisi (Ge
129591November 13Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which National Day of Mourning or Volkstrauertag can fall, observed two Sundays before the first of Advent. (Germany)
129592November 13Holiday and observanceFeast of Feronia, celebrated on the Ides of November (Roman Empire)
129593November 13Holiday and observanceWorld Kindness Day
129594November 14Event1770 – James Bruce discovers what he believes to be the source of the Nile.
129595November 14Event1862 – American Civil War: President Abraham Lincoln approves General Ambrose Burnside's plan to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia, leading to the Battle of Fredericksburg.
129596November 14Event1889 – Pioneering female journalist Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Cochrane) begins a successful attempt to travel around the world in less than 80 days. She completes the trip in 72 days.
129597November 14Event1910 – Aviator Eugene Burton Ely performs the first take off from a ship in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He took off from a makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham in a Curtiss pusher.
129598November 14Event1916 – World War I: The Battle of the Somme ends.
129599November 14Event1918 – Czechoslovakia becomes a republic.
129600November 14Event1921 – Foundation of the Communist Party of Spain.

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