On This Day in History for November 13 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 111 of 111

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2001 War on Terrorism: In the first such act since World War II, US President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against foreigners suspected of connections to terrorist acts or planned acts on the United States.

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 2001 US President George W. Bush orders that the Strategic Petroleum Reserve be filled to capacity over the next few years
  • 2002 The oil tanker Prestige sinks off the Galician coast and causes a huge oil spill.
  • 2002 Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.
  • 2007 An explosion hits the south wing of the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Quezon City, killing four people, including Congressman Wahab Akbar, and wounding six.
  • 2008 Germany's economy, Europe's largest , contracted by 0.5% in the third quarter after GDP fell 0.4% in the second quarter, putting it in recession for the first time in five years
  • 2008 Equity research by Deutsche Bank states that Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines should not experience a recession, despite potential harm to economic growth from falling commodity prices and possible weaker exports
  • 2009 The Netherlands officially exits the recession after experiencing 0.4% growth in the third quarter, but recovery for the Netherlands still remains fragile as the country is highly dependent on exports to maintain the recovery
  • 2009 Germany's growth of 0.7% in the third quarter helps lead the Eurozone out of the recession after providing overall growth of 0.4% in the same period, with the whole European Union growing 0.2%, it is reported today
  • 2012 3 Syrian tanks enter the demilitarized zone of Golan Heights
  • 2015 Terror attacks in Paris at 3 locations leave at least 129 dead. Isis claim responsibility

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