On this day: November 13

POSTED: 11:11 PM Nov 12 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 13 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 - Louis Brandeis
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Library of Congress

1856: Louis Brandeis, who would go on to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice from 1916 to 1939, is born in Louisville, Kentucky. Brandeis, who was the first Jewish person to serve on the Supreme Court and was known for his dedication to progressive social causes, became one of the most famous and influential figures ever to serve on the high court.

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