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On this day: November 13

Published On: Nov 12 2012 10:11:30 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 13 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

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 - Leon Leonwood Bean
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1872: Inventor and author Leon Leonwood Bean, an outdoor enthusiast who would found the company L.L.Bean in 1912, is born in Greenwood, Maine.

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