On November 13:
1715 Dorothea Erxleben, first German female medical doctor, was born.
1841 James Braid first saw a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually called hypnotism.
1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish writer, was born.
1906 Eva Zeisel, American industrial designer, was born.
1934 Peter Arnett, New Zealand-born American journalist, was born.
1955 Whoopi Goldberg, American actress, comedian, and singer, was born.
1990 David Gray killed 13 people at Aramoana.
Sourced from NZ History Online & Wikipedia.