On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 23 people are killed by a suicide bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon

Famous Deaths

  • Charlotte Zolotow, American author and publisher of children's books (When the Wind Stops), dies at 98
  • Frederick Sanger, British biochemist (Sanger sequencing, Nobel Prize 1958, 1980), dies at 95