On this day: November 13

Published On: Nov 12 2012 11:11:30 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 13 2015 02:00:00 AM EST

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.

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Royal Navy

1941: During World War II, the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is torpedoed by the German submarine U-81. It would sink the following day.