On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
George Bernard Shaw is among those beaten by police during a protest against repression in Ireland. The incident is later known as Bloody Sunday.
At the stroke of midnight, President Calvin Coolidge opens the Holland Tunnel, which connects New York and New Jersey via the Hudson River.
The Supreme Court rules Montgomery's segregation laws unconstitutional after the 381-day boycott initiated by Rosa Parks' landmark bus incident.
P.T. Barnum's new American Museum opens to the public on Broadway in New York City, four months after the original building was destroyed by fire.
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is beatified by Pope Pius XI. She is the first American citizen to become a Catholic saint.
Walt Disney's feature Fantasia, starring Mickey Mouse as a sorcerer and featuring classical music interpreted to animation, premieres in New York.
Police place former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto under house arrest to prevent her from leading a march in protest of the government.
Born on This Day
Film Actress, Television Actress, Comedian, Talk Show Host / 1955 -Whoopi Goldberg is a Grammy-Award winning comedienne, an actress, a human rights advocate, and TV host of the daytime talk show The View.
Born: November 13, 1955
Age: 57 years old
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress, ...
1856 | 84 years old
Supreme Court Justice
1850 | 44 years old
Comedian, Game Show Host, Talk Show Host / 1967 -
Television personality and comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosted Comedy Central's game show, Win Ben Stein's Money, and the late night talk show late Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Born: November 13, 1967
Age: 45 years old
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Occupation: Comedian, Game Show Host, ...
1954 | 58 years old
1954 | 58 years old
Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
Died on This Day
Died: November 13, 1903
Age: 73 years old
Place: Paris , France
1974 | 72 years old
Film Actor, Director
1974 | 28 years old
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