On this day: November 13

POSTED: 08:11 PM PST Nov 12, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 12, 2013 

The "frankfurter" is born, the Holland Tunnel opens to traffic, the Supreme Court integrates Alabama's public buses, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated, and water is found on the moon, all on this day.

OTD November 13 - Ben Franklin
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1789: In a letter to his friend, French scientist Jean-Baptiste Leroy, Benjamin Franklin writes the line, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."

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