On this day: November 13

POSTED: 08:11 PM PST Nov 12, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 12, 2015 

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 - March Against Death
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1969: Anti-war protesters in Washington, D.C., stage a symbolic March Against Death, with 45,000 participants each carrying a placard bearing the name of a soldier who had died in Vietnam. The march, which started at Arlington National Cemetery and continued past the White House, would go on for two days and two nights. Pictured is a poster designed by march organizers featuring the drawing "The War Monster" by Pablo Picasso.


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