November 13th, 1850
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson is born. A Scottish poet and travel writer. Some of his known works are Treasure Island and the Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
November 13th, 1887
Bloody Sunday. Socialists and anarchists protested against the british politics in Ireland. There were 10.000 protestors in Trafalgar square. Three of them died and 200 were injured. Same scenery in 1913, 1920 and 1972 in Dublin. The last one was an inspiration for the song Sunday Bloody Sunday by U2.
The Holland Tunnel opens to traffic. It is a highway tunnel under the Hudson river whichs connects Manhattan island in New York with Jersey City.
November 13th, 1968
Yellow Submarine , an animated feature film was released. The film was based on the music of Beatles and it is also the title of the soundtrack album. Ot the same day the song Hey Jude rises number 1 on the American billboard.
November 13th, 2002
The Prestige oil tanker sinks off the Galician coast causing a mass oil spill, perhaps one of the biggest ecological tragedies on the history of Spain.