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#TodayInHistory – November 13

November 13 – Some important events on this day.

1789 👉🏼 Benjamin Franklin writes “Nothing . . . certain but death & taxes”

1839 👉🏼 Last bull run in Britain as the Stamford bull run ends after 700 years.
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1851 👉🏼 Telegraph connection between London-Paris linked
1895 👉🏼 First shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii
1933 👉🏼 1st modern sit-down strike by Hormel meat packers in Austin, Minnesota
1940 👉🏼 “Fantasia” animated film by Walt Disney, starring Leopold Stokowski and Deems Taylor, is released
1956 👉🏼 US Supreme court rules race separation on buses in Alabama unconstitutional
1980 👉🏼 US spacecraft Voyager 1 sends back 1st close-up pictures of Saturn
1982 👉🏼 Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated
1985 👉🏼 Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, killing 25,000 in the town of Armero
2017 👉🏼 World’s earliest wine-making uncovered from Khramis Didi Gora, Georgia, in clay pots from 6,000BC

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