|11/13/1851 - The Denny Party lands at Alki Point, the first settlers of what will become Seattle, Washington
Since I live in the Seattle area this looks like a conflict of interest. Seattle's founding, however, is a genuinely interesting tale and especially since it happened so recently (relatively speaking) in United States history. The link below is a Washington State history site but there are lots of data relating to the Seattle founding. The picture is of Chief Seattle.
HistoryLink- The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History
Era of Slavery Expansion(1838-1859)
b. 11/13/1955 - Whoopi Goldberg, American actress, comedian, and singer
Last year (11/13/2005):
Eddie Guerrero, a performer for World Wrestling Entertainment's SmackDown! brand, was found dead in his hotel room in Minneapolis, Minnesota from a massive coronary while brushing his teeth at the age of 38. He was in Minneapolis for a WWE RAW/SmackDown! supershow taping at the Target Center, which was turned into a four-hour double memorial show in Eddie's honor.
This Week's News / Tomorrow's History (11/11/2006):
The United States vetoes a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the Beit Hanoun November 2006 incident and urging for a quick withdrawal of Israel from the Gaza Strip.
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