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Importance of 13th November in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 13th November special in the world history.

1998
Paula Jones dropped her sexual harassment case against US President Bill Clinton after he agreed to pay her $850,000.
United States
1998
Death of Edwige Feuillère, French film actress .
1982
Death of Chesney Allen, British comedian (Popular WWII entertainer, member of 'The Crazy Gang')
Great Britain
1979
The Times newspaper was published in Britain for the first time in nearly a year after a lengthy industrial dispute
1969
Irene Hanson of Essex gave birth to the first set of quintuplets in the UK who all survived, at Queen Charlottes maternity hospital, London
1933
The first sit-down strike in America was held by workers at George A. Hormel and Company, Minnesota.
United States
1908
Birth of C. Vann Woodward, American historian .
1908
Andrew Fisher was elected Prime Minister of Australia .
1907
The first helicopter to make a manned, untethered flight flew briefly at Coquainvilliers, near Lisieux, France
1907
Death of Francis Thompson, English poet, opium addict who some claim was Jack the Ripper.
Great Britain
1715
Battle of Sheriffmuir
1642
Battle of Turnham Green – Royalist forces withdraw in face of the Parliamentarian army and fail to take London
1460
Death of Henry the Navigator, the Portuguese prince who was patron to many voyages of discovery.
Portugal
1002
St Brice's Day massacre – King Aethelred (Ethelred II, the 'Unready') orders killing of all Danes in England
Great Britain
0867
Death of Pope Nicholas I, thought by many to be one of the truly great Popes.
Italy
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