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What Happened on June 13th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 A gas explosion in Zhangwan district of Shiyan city, in Hubei province of China kills at least 12 people and wounds over 138 others.
2018 Volkswagen is fined one billion euros over the emissions scandal.
2015 A man opens fire at policemen outside the police headquarters in Dallas, Texas, while a bag containing a pipe bomb is also found. He was later shot dead by police.
2012 A series of bombings across Iraq, including Baghdad, Hillah and Kirkuk, kills at least 93 people and wounds over 300 others.
2010 A capsule of the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa, containing particles of the asteroid 25143 Itokawa, returns to Earth by landing in the Australian Outback.
2007 The Al Askari Mosque is bombed for a second time.
2005 The jury acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of his charges for allegedly sexually molesting a child in 1993.
2002 The United States withdraws from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
2000 President Kim Dae-jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-il, leader of North Korea, for the beginning of the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.
2000 Italy pardons Mehmet Ali Ağca, the Turkish gunman who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981.
1999 BMW win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, with Toyota being a contention for the win until a puncture in the last hour relegated it to second, Toyota not participating in Le Mans again until 2012. The race was also remembered for the flipping incidents involving the Mercedes cars, the team withdrawing mid-race and Mercedes never entering Le Mans again.[15]
1997 A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
1996 The Montana Freemen surrender after an 81-day standoff with FBI agents.
1996 Garuda Indonesia flight 865 crashes during takeoff from Fukuoka Airport, killing three people and injuring 170.
1994 A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, blames recklessness by Exxon and Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster, allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages.
1990 First day of the June 1990 Mineriad in Romania. At least 240 strikers and students are arrested or killed in the chaos ensuing from the first post-Ceaușescu elections.
1983 Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the central Solar System when it passes beyond the orbit of Neptune.
1982 Fahd becomes King of Saudi Arabia upon the death of his brother, Khalid.
1982 Battles of Tumbledown and Wireless Ridge, during the Falklands War.
1981 At the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London, a teenager, Marcus Sarjeant, fires six blank shots at Queen Elizabeth II.
1977 Convicted Martin Luther King Jr. assassin James Earl Ray is recaptured after escaping from prison three days before.
1977 The Uphaar Cinema Fire took place at Green Park, Delhi, resulting in the deaths of 59 people and seriously injured 103 others.
1973 In a game versus the Philadelphia Phillies at Veterans Stadium, Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Ron Cey and Bill Russell play together as an infield for the first time, going on to set the record of staying together for .mw-parser-output .frac{white-space:nowrap}.mw-parser-output .frac .num,.mw-parser-output .frac .den{font-size:80%;line-height:0;vertical-align:super}.mw-parser-output .frac .den{vertic
1971 Vietnam War: The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers.
1967 U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
1966 The United States Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their Fifth Amendment rights before questioning them (colloquially known as "Mirandizing").
1952 Catalina affair: A Swedish Douglas DC-3 is shot down by a Soviet MiG-15 fighter.
1944 World War II: The Battle of Villers-Bocage: German tank ace Michael Wittmann ambushes elements of the British 7th Armoured Division, destroying up to fourteen tanks, fifteen personnel carriers and two anti-tank guns in a Tiger I tank.
1944 World War II: German combat elements, reinforced by the 17th SS Panzergrenadier Division, launch a counterattack on American forces near Carentan.
1944 World War II: Germany launches the first V1 Flying Bomb attack on England. Only four of the eleven bombs strike their targets.
1927 Aviator Charles Lindbergh receives a ticker tape parade up 5th Avenue in New York City.
1917 World War I: The deadliest German air raid on London of the war is carried out by Gotha G.IV bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries.
1898 Yukon Territory is formed, with Dawson chosen as its capital.
1895 Émile Levassor wins the world's first real automobile race. Levassor completed the 732-mile course, from Paris to Bordeaux and back, in just under 49 hours, at a then-impressive speed of about 15 miles per hour.
1893 Grover Cleveland notices a rough spot in his mouth and on July 1 undergoes secret, successful surgery to remove a large, cancerous portion of his jaw; the operation was not revealed to the public until 1917, nine years after the president's death.
1886 A fire devastates much of Vancouver, British Columbia.
1881 The USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack.
1855 Twentieth opera of Giuseppe Verdi, Les vêpres siciliennes ("The Sicilian Vespers"), is premiered in Paris.
1805 Lewis and Clark Expedition: Scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River.
1777 American Revolutionary War: Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina, in order to help the Continental Congress to train its army.
1774 Rhode Island becomes the first of Britain's North American colonies to ban the importation of slaves.
1740 Georgia provincial governor James Oglethorpe begins an unsuccessful attempt to take Spanish Florida during the Siege of St. Augustine.
1625 King Charles I of England marries Catholic princess Henrietta Maria of France and Navarre, at Canterbury.
1525 Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns.
1514 Henry Grace à Dieu, at over 1,000 tons the largest warship in the world at this time, built at the new Woolwich Dockyard in England, is dedicated.
1381 In England, the Peasants' Revolt, led by Wat Tyler, comes to a head, as rebels set fire to the Savoy Palace.
1325 Ibn Battuta begins his travels, leaving his home in Tangiers to travel to Mecca (gone 24 years).
313 The decisions of the Edict of Milan, signed by Constantine the Great and co-emperor Valerius Licinius, granting religious freedom throughout the Roman Empire, are published in Nicomedia.
Famous People Born on June 13

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Year Name
1988 Cody Walker, American actor
1903 Willard Harrison Bennett, American physicist and chemist (d. 1987)
1892 Basil Rathbone, South African-born British-American actor (d. 1967)
1929 Robert W. Scott, American farmer and politician, 67th Governor of North Carolina (d. 2009)
1989 Hassan Whiteside, American basketball player
1949 Ulla Schmidt, German educator and politician, German Federal Minister of Health
1937 Erich Ribbeck, German footballer and manager
1977 Earthwind Moreland, American football player
1921 Lennart Strand, Swedish runner (d. 2004)
1963 Sarah Connolly, English soprano and actress
Famous People Deaths On June 13

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Date Name
1886 Ludwig II, king of Bavaria (b. 1845)
1432 Uko Fockena, Frisian chieftain (b. c. 1408)
2008 Tim Russert, American journalist and lawyer (b. 1950)
2007 Walid Eido, Lebanese judge and politician (b. 1942)
1348 Juan Manuel, Spanish prince (b. 1282)
1993 Gérard Côté, Canadian runner (b. 1913)
1846 Jean-Baptiste Benoît Eyriès, French geographer and author (b. 1767)
1917 Louis-Philippe Hébert, Canadian sculptor (b. 1850)
1986 Benny Goodman, American clarinet player, songwriter, and bandleader (b. 1909)
1930 Henry Segrave, American-English racing driver (b. 1896)