What Happened on November 20, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ben Bradlee is presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony

Journalist Ben Bradlee
Journalist
Ben Bradlee

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Barack Obama posthumously awards civil rights activist Bayard Rustin the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin
Civil Rights Activist
Bayard Rustin
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Business magnate Rupert Murdoch (82) divorces Wendi Deng (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch
Media Mogul
Rupert Murdoch

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Griffiths, British politician (C), controversially won his seat (1964), dies at 85
  • Sylvia Browne, American author and self-proclaimed medium dubbed "America's most controversial psychic," dies at 77