November 13, 2013

On This Date

November 13th:

1789 - Ben Franklin wrote 'In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes'.

1974 -  Karen Silkwood  was killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances  

1982 - The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, containing the names of more than 13,000 Marines who lost their lives in Vietnam, was dedicated in Washington, DC



1995 - A bomb in a minivan at a US training center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, killed 5 Americans and injured 60; President Bubba Clinton's response was to send an FBI anti-terrorism team to "investigate"

1999 -  Bubba Clinton agrees to pay Paula Jones $850,000 to drop her sexual harassment lawsuit (Bubba did not apologize or admit guilt)  Paula Jones vs Bubba

 

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