On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Three Sisters" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • Joel Armengaud discovers 2^1398269 - 1 (35th known Mersenne prime)
  • Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"A Room With A View" actor Daniel Day-Lewis (39) weds "Personal Velocity: Three Portraits" screenwriter Rebecca Miller (34) in Vermont

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Doggett [William Ballard Doggett], American jazz and blues musician (Honky Tonk), dies from a heart attack at 80
  • Kenneth Watkins, woodland conservationist, dies at 86
  • Swami Rama, Himalayan yoga master (b. 1925)