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June 13th, 2007 (June 13 2007)EventThe Al Askari Mosque is bombed again.
June 13th, 2005 (June 13 2005)EventA jury in Santa Maria, California acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of molesting 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo at his Neverland Ranch.Michael Jackson Quotes
June 13th, 2002 (June 13 2002)EventThe United States of America withdraws from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
June 13th, 2000 (June 13 2000)EventPresident 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.
June 13th, 2000 (June 13 2000)EventItaly pardons Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981.
June 13th, 1997 (June 13 1997)EventA jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to the death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
June 13th, 1996 (June 13 1996)EventThe Montana Freemen surrender after an 81-day standoff with FBI agents.
June 13th, 1995 (June 13 1995)EventFrench president Jacques Chirac announces the resumption of nuclear tests in French Polynesia.
June 13th, 1994 (June 13 1994)EventA 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.
June 13th, 1983 (June 13 1983)EventPioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the solar system.
June 13th, 1982 (June 13 1982)EventFahd becomes King of Saudi Arabia upon the death of his brother, Khalid.
June 13th, 1981 (June 13 1981)EventAt the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London, a teenager, Marcus Sarjeant, fires six blank shots at Queen Elizabeth II.
June 13th, 1978 (June 13 1978)EventIsraeli Defense Forces withdraw from Lebanon.
June 13th, 1977 (June 13 1977)EventConvicted Martin Luther King Jr. assassin James Earl Ray is recaptured after escaping from prison three days before.Martin Luther Quotes
June 13th, 1971 (June 13 1971)EventVietnam War: The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers.
June 13th, 1970 (June 13 1970)Event"The Long and Winding Road" becomes the Beatles last Number 1 song.
June 13th, 1967 (June 13 1967)EventU.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
June 13th, 1966 (June 13 1966)EventThe United States Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them.
June 13th, 1956 (June 13 1956)EventReal Madrid wins the inaugural European Champion Clubs Cup final, defeating Stade de Reims 4-3 at the Parc des Princes, Paris.
June 13th, 1955 (June 13 1955)EventMir Mine, the first diamond mine in the USSR, is discovered.
June 13th, 1953 (June 13 1953)EventHungarian Prime Minister Matyas Rakosi is replaced by Imre Nagy
June 13th, 1952 (June 13 1952)EventCatalina affair: a Swedish Douglas DC-3 is shot down by a Soviet MiG-15 fighter.
June 13th, 1944 (June 13 1944)EventWorld War II: Germany launches a counter attack on Carentan.
June 13th, 1944 (June 13 1944)EventWorld War II: Germany launches a V1 Flying Bomb attack on Englandied in Only four of the eleven bombs actually hit their targets.
June 13th, 1942 (June 13 1942)EventThe United States opens its Office of War Information.
June 13th, 1935 (June 13 1935)EventIn one of the biggest upsets in championship boxing, the 10 to 1 underdog James J. Braddock defeats Max Baer in Long Island City, New York, and becomes the heavyweight champion of the world.
June 13th, 1934 (June 13 1934)EventAdolf Hitler and Mussolini meet in Venice, Italy; Mussolini later describes the German dictator as "a silly little monkey".Adolf Hitler Quotes
June 13th, 1927 (June 13 1927)EventAviator Charles Lindbergh receives a ticker-tape parade down 5th Avenue in New York City.
June 13th, 1917 (June 13 1917)EventWorld War I: the deadliest German air raid on London during World War I is carried out by Gotha G bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries.
June 13th, 1898 (June 13 1898)EventYukon Territory is formed, with Dawson chosen as its capital.
June 13th, 1893 (June 13 1893)EventGrover Cleveland undergoes secret, successful surgery to remove a large, cancerous portion of his jaw; operation not revealed to US public until 1917, nine years after the president s death.Grover Cleveland Quotes
June 13th, 1886 (June 13 1886)EventA fire devastates much of Vancouver, British Columbia.
June 13th, 1886 (June 13 1886)EventKing Ludwig II of Bavaria is found dead in Lake Starnberg south of Munich at 11:30 PM.
June 13th, 1881 (June 13 1881)EventThe USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack.
June 13th, 1871 (June 13 1871)EventIn Labrador, a hurricane kills 300 people.
June 13th, 1805 (June 13 1805)EventLewis and Clark Expedition: scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River.
June 13th, 1798 (June 13 1798)EventMission San Luis Rey de Francia is founded.
June 13th, 1777 (June 13 1777)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina, in order to help the Continental Congress to train its army.
June 13th, 1774 (June 13 1774)EventRhode Island becomes the first of Britain s North American colonies to ban the importation of slaves.
June 13th, 1625 (June 13 1625)EventKing Charles I marries French princess Henrietta Maria de Bourbon
June 13th, 1525 (June 13 1525)EventMartin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns.Martin Luther Quotes

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