13 November It Happened Today
1460 Prince Henry of Portugal , also known as Henry the Navigator, dies.
1851 A telegraph service between London and Paris commences.
1923 Benito Mussolini introduces a bill in Italy which gives women the right to vote in national elections.
1945 General Charles De Gaulle elected President of the French Provisional Government.
1941 HMS Ark Royal is sunk off the coast of Gibraltar.
2010 Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese pro democracy campaigner is released from house arrest.