Tue, November 13, 2018 | 04:59

Today is Tuesday, November 13, the 317th day of 2018. There are 48 days left in the year.

1789 — Ben Franklin writes "Nothing ... certain but death & taxes"

1830 — Oliver Wendell Holmes publishes "Old Ironsides"

1843 — Mt. Rainier in Washington State erupts

1849 — Peter Burnett elected first governor of California

1865 — PT Barnum’s New American museum opens in Bridgeport

1868 — American Philological Association organized

1875 — Harvard-Yale game is first college football contest with uniforms

1875 — National Bowling Association organized in New York City

1895 — First shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii