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  1. Karen Silkwood, a nuclear plant worker and whistleblower. On November 13, 1974, she set out to meet a reporter to go public with evidence of extensive safety violations. She was later found dead; her car appeared to have been run off the road and the documents she had with her were missing.

  2. Thomas Paine moved to London and met Benjamin Franklin, who encouraged him to move to America and provided him with a letter of recommendation. In October Thomas left England and arrived in Philadelphia on November 30th, 1774.

  3. The Articles of Confederation were passed by Congress on November 15th, 1777. They were then sent to each state for ratification. This took over three years to accomplish.

  4. The North Carolina Colony became a state on November 21st, 1789.

  5. On November 13, the Americans took Montreal, which was undefended.

  6. The first national flag design with 13 stars was in use from November 28th, 1861 until May 1st, 1862.

  7. On November 4, 1970 in Los Angeles, California. A social worker discovered the 13-year old girl after her mother sought out services. An investigation by authorities quickly revealed that the child had spent most of her life in a small room, often tied to a potty chair.

  8. The last game to be released on the Playstation 2 was Pro Evolution Soccer in November 2013, more than 13 years after the original release of the PS2 and just two weeks before the release of the Playstation 4.

  9. About Edmond Knowles, who had the largest collection of pennies. When he cashed it in November 2004, his collection was worth $13,084.59.

  10. The 13 states represented by the 13 stars in the Confederate flag design from November 28th, 1861 were South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

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The sale of Sex.com Domain entered into Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive domain sold for $13 million USD by Escom LLC to Clover Holdings Ltd on 17 November 2010

The very first use of the word fuck on television was on November 13, 1965 by literary agent Kenneth Tynan during a satirical discussion show entitled BBC3.

A teen oriented version of Men's Health magazine targeted for 13 to 18 year olds lasted only a year between August 2000 and November 2001

Transits of Mercury occur in May or November. The last four transits occurred on November 15, 1999; May 7, 2003; November 8, 2006; and May 9, 2016. The next will occur on November 11, 2019, and then on November 13, 2032.

A hurricane that hit Charleston [South Carolina, USA] in 1752 caused a storm surge that nearly covered the entire present downtown area, according to one source. When the wind shifted, the water level fell 5 feet in 10 minutes," writes the United States Geological Survey on 13 November 2002.

Today (November 13, 2015) is World Kindness Day

On November 13, 1979 Ronald Reagan proposed free trade between the US, Mexico, and Canada, i.e., NAFTA. And that Reagan was a globalist and the quintessential Establishment Republican!

Spoils of war: Word of the day for November 13, 2016

Spoils of war: Word of the day for November 13, 2016

Juan de Espinosa Medrano (c. 1629 – November 13, 1688), known as El Lunerajo (“The Spotty-Faced”), was a peruvian cleric, preacher, author of philosophical and literary tracts, and playwright. Nobody was ever able to pinpoint his Place of birth, birth date or his ethnic origins.

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"Dating Relationship Love Chat Friendship Wedding" article of the day for November 13, 2016

Antarctica was discovered on 17 November 1820 that is 39 years after they discovered the planet Uranus by William Herschel on March 13, 1781.

Antartica was discovered on 17th November 1820, that is 39 years after they discovered the planet Uranus on March 13, 1781.

Open Development Camp 2015: 13 November, The Hague, Netherlands | Development Initiative for South Asians

On November 13, 1947 the AK-47 finished development

In November 1945, 30,000 women reportedly lined up in New York; 40,000 women in Pittsburgh queued up for a mere 13,000 pairs. The shortage lead to fights breaking out.

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