On This Day In History : History records that many good and bad events happened on November 13. On this day, a tragic event took place in Colombia. On November 13, 1985, a volcano erupted in Colombia. More than 23,000 people died in it. On this very day, on November 13, 2015, terrorists attacked the capital of France, Paris. Terrorists carried out major attacks at three places. Around 130 people were killed and over 350 injured in the attack. The deadliest attack took place at the Bataclan theater and concert hall. Here terrorists fired on more than 100 people. More than 80 people lost their lives here. Apart from this, two restaurants and a stadium were also targeted. At this time there were explosions along with firing. Actress Juhi Chawla was born on 13 November 1967. Juhi Chawla is the winner of Miss India 1984. Juhi has worked in the Hindi film industry.
1780 : Birth of Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab
Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the king of the Sikh Empire. was He is very famous by the name of Sher-e Punjab. He was a person who not only strengthened his Punjab state but also did not allow the British to come near his state till he was alive. Ranjit Singh was born on 13 November 1780 at Gunjarwala. His father Mahasimha was a chieftain of the Sukarchakia empire. Ranjit Singh was skilled in horse riding, swordsmanship and warfare. At the age of 11, he started going on war missions with his father. The first attempt was made to kill him when he was 13 years old. Hashmat Kha tried to kill him, but Ranjit Simhani killed him while defending him.
1918 : Austria became a republic
During the 17th and 18th centuries Austria was one of the most powerful nations in Europe. The Austrian Empire was established to support the coronation of Napoleon in France in 1804. At the same time, the Prussian monarchy also became powerful in Germany. The Austro-Prussian War broke out in 1866 for dominance over the German-speaking nations. Prussia won the war. In 1867, the monarchy of Austria and Hungary formed the united nation of Austria-Hungary. After that, Austria had a trading relationship with the German Empire. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in 1914 in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the very tense atmosphere of the first half of 1910. An enraged Austria, provoked by the German Empire, went to war against Serbia, which quickly turned into the First World War. After the defeat in 1918, the first Austrian Republic was created.
1971 : US spacecraft Mariar-9 orbits Mars
US spacecraft Mariar-9 orbited Mars. This was the first time that a spacecraft launched from Earth orbited another planet. About a month later, scientists saw clear pictures of Mars. On May 30, 1971, NASA launched Mariner-9, the first unmanned spacecraft from Mars. On November 13, 1971, Mariner-9 entered Mars orbit and began orbiting it. The cameras on Mariner 9 took 7,329 pictures of Mars. On October 27, 1972, contact with this aircraft was lost. After this Soviet spacecraft Mars-2 returned to Mars, but broke down after 20 seconds.
1967 : Birth of Actress Juhi Chawla
Actress Juhi Chawla was born on 13 November 1967. Juhi Chawla is the winner of Miss India 1984. Juhi has worked in Hindi cinema. Apart from this, she has also acted in Bengali, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu language films. She was one of the most popular and highest paid Hindi film actresses in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Juhi has received several awards including two Filmfare Awards.
1985 : A volcanic eruption in Colombia kills over 23,000 people
On 13 November 1985 in Colombia. A volcano had erupted. More than 23,000 people died in it. Nevado del Ruiz in western Colombia is one of several volcanoes on the Ring of Fire that surrounds the Pacific Basin. The region is famous for active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes. In late 1985, after decades of dormancy, the volcano began erupting, and then erupted on November 13 of the same year. It emitted so much heat that it melted all the snow that had permanently covered the mountain. It killed more than 23,000 people.
1997: Security Council imposes travel ban on Iraq
On this day, November 13, 1997, the Security Council imposed a travel ban on Iraq. Travel restrictions imposed.
1998 : Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama meets US President Bill Clinton
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama meets US President Bill Clinton. Despite strong opposition from China, the meeting went ahead as planned. The day of this visit was on November 13, 1998.
2015 : 130 killed in terrorist attacks on Paris
On November 13, 2015, terrorists attacked the capital of France, Paris. done Terrorists carried out major attacks at three places. Around 130 people were killed and over 350 injured in the attack. The deadliest attack took place at the Bataclan theater and concert hall. Here terrorists fired on more than 100 people. More than 80 people lost their lives here. Apart from this, two restaurants and a stadium were also targeted. This time there were explosions along with firing.
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