November 2013 calendar

November 2013

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 2013.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on November 2013: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 2013?


  • 01 Nov 2013 Syrian civil war: An Israeli plane strikes the Syrian coast city of Latakia with an attack on Russian-made S-125 missiles. These missiles are allegedly meant for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
  • 02 Nov 2013 Two French journalists for RFI are abducted and killed in Kidal, northern Mali.
  • 03 Nov 2013 A ferry overcrowded with 200 passengers sinks off Pattaya in Thailand killing at least six.
  • 04 Nov 2013 Syria civil war:: Colonel Abdul Jabbar Akaidi is the top rebel leader and chief beneficiary of U.S. assistance. He resigns, blaming rebel infighting for recent losses.
  • 05 Nov 2013 Rival militias fight each other in street battles in Tripoli after the civil war in Libya. Despite the use of anti-aircraft artillery and rocket-propelled weapons by combatants, no deaths have been reported.
  • 06 Nov 2013 Syrian civil war: An explosion in Damascus' central area kills at least 8 and injures more than 50 others. In an attack on an As-Suwayda intelligence building, a suicide bomber kills 8 and injures 41 more. A major in the Syrian Air Force is among those who were killed.
  • 07 Nov 2013 War in North-West Pakistan: Six days after Hakimullah Mehsud was shot dead in a drone attack in North Waziristan, the Pakistani Taliban has named Maulana Fazlullah its new leader.
  • 08 Nov 2013 Somali Civil War (2009-present:) At least 11 people are killed after a bomb explodes at a carpark in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.
  • 09 Nov 2013 Eight people are killed by a gunman in Cali, Colombia.
  • 10 Nov 2013 Typhoon Haiyan: Philippines: An official from the Philippines estimates that 10,000 people died in the central province Leyte due to Typhoon Haiyan. (Weatherzone Australia).Vietnam: 600,000.
  • 11 Nov 2013 A general strike in Nepal is called against the next week's elections. It shuts down all schools, markets, and industries.
  • 12 Nov 2013 A bomb explodes in Bedfordview (South Africa), near the Eastgate shopping center. Two people are killed, and five more are injured.
  • 13 Nov 2013 Syria civil war: The rebels retake the strategically important Damascus suburb Hujaira. (Reuters) Four Palestinians are killed by a bombing at the Yarmouk refugee camps. (Maan News). Syrian Kurds announce a transitional autonomous authority amid fighting with rebels.
  • 14 Nov 2013 Insurgency in Iraq (post-U.S. withdraw): 39 people were killed in Iraq during attacks on Shiites Muslims.
  • 15 Nov 2013 North Korea denies providing military assistance to Syria in the Syrian civil War. (Al Jazeera). The Hezbollah promises to continue fighting in Syria. ( has stated that it will not permit the destruction of chemical weapons from Syria on its soil following days of protests.
  • 16 Nov 2013 Syrian civil war: The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has agreed to a plan for the destruction of Syria's arsenal.
  • 17 Nov 2013 Libya's deputy intelligence chief Mustafa Noah has been kidnapped by terrorists outside Tripoli airport.
  • 18 Nov 2013 Three days after attacking the BFM TV news channel offices, a gunman attacked the Paris offices of Liberation and Societe Generale.
  • 19 Nov 2013 Syrian civil war spillover into Lebanon, Iranian Embassy bombings: Two suicide bombers attack the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killing at most 23 people. (Reuters via ABC News Australia). The attacks were claimed by the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, an Al Qaeda-linked group.
  • 20 Nov 2013 Two Pakistan Army soldiers are killed by a suicide bomber in North-West Pakistan during the war in Afghanistan.
  • 21 Nov 2013 Drone attacks in Pakistan: Officials from Pakistan claim that six people were killed by an American drone strike at an Islamic seminary. This includes two Afghan Taliban leaders as well as a leader of Haqqani.
  • 22 Nov 2013 Insurgency in Iraq (post-U.S. withdrawal:: 23 people are killed by bombings and shootings in Iraq
  • 23 Nov 2013 Syrian civil war: 40 deaths in airstrikes by the Syrian government on Aleppo, a northern Syrian city.
  • 24 Nov 2013 War in North-West Pakistan :: Three people are killed by explosions in northwestern Pakistan.
  • 25 Nov 2013 Iraqi insurgency after the U.S. withdrawal: Two bombs were detonated outside a Baghdad cafe in Sadriya district, which is home to mostly Shiite Muslims. They killed at least 17 people and left 37 others injured.
  • 26 Nov 2013 Conflict in Central African Republic (2012-13). France declares its intention to intervene in the conflict.
  • 27 Nov 2013 Insurgency in Iraq (post-U.S. withdrawal: 33 killed in bombings, shootings in Iraq
  • 28 Nov 2013 Civil war in Syria: Syrian Army forces take Deir Atiyah, while rebels take Otayba. According to the United Nations, three million refugees are currently fleeing the conflict. (SBS). One Syrian was killed and nine more were injured by mortar shelling at the Russian Embassy in Damascus. (Reuters) The US offers to destroy Syria's chemical weapons at sea with the US Navy auxiliary vessel MV Cape Ray.
  • 29 Nov 2013 Genral Raheel Sharif assumed the command of Pakistan Army's Army Chief of Staff.
  • 30 Nov 2013 Syrian civil war spillover to Lebanon: Six people were killed Saturday in Tripoli, Lebanon's northern city. The incident occurred in an exchange of fire between neighbouring neighborhoods that support the Syrian civil war.
  • 05 Nov 2013 India launches the Mars Orbiter Mission, its first interplanetary probe.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 2013?

We Are Water by Wally Lamb

We Are Water


We Are Water, Wally Lamb's New York Times bestseller, is a disturbing and ultimately inspiring novel about a couple, a family and human resilience in the face tragedy.

Allegiant by Veronica Roth



This explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth’s #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals all the secrets of the dystopian future that captivated millions.

The Valley Of Amazement by Amy Tan

The Valley Of Amazement


Amy Tan's The Valley of Amazement, a sprawling, poetic epic about two women's intertwined lives and their search to find identity, is set in the extravagant parlors of Shanghai courtesans.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays by Ree Drummond

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays


#1 New York Times BestsellerRee Drummond, an accidental country girl, award-winning blogger and Food Network personality and #1 New York Times best-selling author, presents The Pioneer Woman Cooks A Year of Holidays. This amazing collection of recipes, photos and homespun …

Good Tidings And Great Joy by Sarah Palin

Good Tidings And Great Joy


Sarah Palin's New York Times bestsellers Going Rogue, and America by Heart revealed her strong Christian faith which has guided her family and life.