On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 2001

Historical Events

  • Doha Round: The World Trade Organization ends a four-day ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar

Music releaseAlbum Release

Shakira's fifth studio album and first English language album, "Laundry Service", is released

Singer Shakira

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President George W. Bush orders that the Strategic Petroleum Reserve be filled to capacity over the next few years

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 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.

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret "Peggy" Mount, British actress (Oliver!, Panic in the Parlor), dies following a stroke at 86
  • Marius Flothuis, Dutch composer, (Kleine Suite for 12 harps; Negro Lament), musicologist and music critic, dies at 87
  • Marius Hendrikus Flothuis, Dutch composer and author (Mozart biography), dies at 87
  • RaphaĆ«l Sommer, Czech cellist, and educator, dies of an aortic aneurysm at 64 [1]
2001 Highlights

About November 13, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio