On This Day

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

Events in History

  • 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 , contracts 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.
  • 2017 World's earliest wine-making uncovered from Khramis Didi Gora, Georgia, in clay pots from 6,000BC
  • 2018 Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court blocks President Maithripala Sirisena from dissolving parliament

Person of InterestEl Chapo Finally Recaptured

2018 Trial of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán begins in New York

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Mexican drug lord Joaquín
Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán in American custody after being extradited to the United States
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  • 2018 Four members of a family arrested for the Rhoden family massacre where eight people were shot, south of Columbus, Ohio in 2016
  • 2018 Amazon announces two new corporate outposts at Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia
  • 2018 Kristine E. Guillaume is named the first black woman to head prestigious Harvard student newspaper "The Crimson"
  • 2019 Venice hit by worse floods for 50 years, due to a very high tide with waves in St Mark's square, killing one resident

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2019 First day of public testimony in Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry held in Washington, D.C.

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

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2019 Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez assumed interim presidency of Bolivia after Evo Morales resignation

1st Indigenous President of Bolivia Evo Morales
1st Indigenous President of Bolivia
Evo Morales
  • 2019 Rediscovered painting "Lucretia" by female baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi sells for $4.1 million at auction in Paris

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