Sunday, 13 June 2010

June 13 - Summary

June 13th Summary:

June 13 - Events

June 13th Details:
June 13th Events:
1249 – Coronation of Alexander III as King of Scots.
1373 – Anglo-Portuguese Alliance between England (succeeded by the United Kingdom) & Portugal - oldest alliance in the world which is still in force.
1525 – Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora - this was against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests & nuns.
1625 – Marriage of King Charles I & French princess Henrietta Maria de Bourbon
1774 – Rhode Island becomes the first of Britain's North American colonies to ban the importation of slaves.
1777 – Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina, to help the Continental Congress to train its army (American Revolutionary War).
1798 – Founding of Mission San Luis Rey de Francia.
1871 – Severe hurricane in Labrador, kills ~ 300 people.
1881 – USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack.
1886 – Massive fire destruction of much of Vancouver, British Columbia.
1886 – King Ludwig II of Bavaria is found dead in Lake Starnberg south of Munich..
1893 – Grover Cleveland undergoes secret, successful surgery to remove a large, cancerous portion of his jaw.
1898 – Yukon Territory is formed, with Dawson chosen as its capital.
1917 – Deadliest German air raid on London during World War I carried out by Gotha G bombers.
1927 – Ticker-tape parade for aviator Charles Lindbergh, down 5th Avenue in New York City.
1934 – Adolf Hitler & Mussolini meet in Venice, Italy.
1942 – Office of War Information is opened by the United States.
1942 – Office of Strategic Services is established in the United States..
1944 – Germany launches a counter attack on Carentan (World War II).
1944 – Germany launches a V1 Flying Bomb attack on England (World War II).
1952 – Catalina affair - a Swedish Douglas DC-3 is shot down by a Soviet MiG-15 fighter.
1955 – Discovery of the Mir Mine, the first diamond mine in the USSR.
1966 – The Miranda v. Arizona ruling by the United States Supreme Court - that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them.
1967 – Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall is nominated by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
1970 – Beatles' last Number 1 song - "The Long & Winding Road".
1971 – The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers (Vietnam War).
1977 – James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of Martin Luther King Jr. is recaptured after escaping from prison 3 days previously.
1978 – Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from Lebanon.
1981 – At the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London, a teenager, Marcus Sarjeant, fires six blank shots at Queen Elizabeth II.
1982 – Fahd becomes King of Saudi Arabia upon the death of his brother, Khalid.
1983 – Pioneer 10 - the first man-made object to leave the solar system.
1994 – Alaskan jury blames recklessness by Exxon & Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster - allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages.
1995 – Resumption of nuclear tests in French Polynesia announced by French president Jacques Chirac.
1996 – The Montana Freemen surrender after an 81-day standoff with FBI agents.
1997 – Timothy McVeigh sentenced to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
1997 – Uphaar cinema fire, in New Delhi, India.
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.
2000 – Italy pardons Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981.
2002 – The United States of America withdraws from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
2005 – A jury in Santa Maria, California acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of molesting 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo at his Neverland Ranch.
2007 – The Al Askari Mosque is bombed for a 3rd time.

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June 13 - Deaths

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June 13th Deaths:
1036 – Ali az-Zahir - caliph (b. 1005)
1231 – Anthony of Padua - Portuguese saint (b. 1195)
1256 – Tankei - Japanese sculptor (b. 1173)
1636 – George Gordon - 1st Marquess of Huntly, Scottish politician (b. 1562)
1645 – Miyamoto Musashi - Japanese swordsman
1665 – Egbert Bartholomeusz Kortenaer - Dutch admiral (b. 1604)
1760 – Antoine Court - French Huguenot minister (b. 1696)
1784 – Henry Middleton - American president of the Continental Congress (b. 1717)
1881 – Josef Skoda - Czech physician (b. 1805)
1886 – King Ludwig II of Bavaria (b. 1845)
1898 – Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau - Canadian lawyer & politician (b. 1840)
1904 – Nikiphoros Lytras - Greek painter (b. 1832)
1918 – Grand Duke Mikhail of Russia - younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II (b. 1878) (murdered)
1930 – Henry Segrave - British racing driver who held land speed records & the water speed record (b. 1896)
1931 – Shibasaburo Kitasato - Japanese physician (b. 1851)
1943 – Kočo Racin - Macedonian poet (b. 1908)
1951 – Ben Chifley - Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1885)
1954 – Henry Blogg - English lifeboatman, George Cross & British Empire Medal recipient (b. 1876)
1958 – Edwin Keppel Bennett - British writer (b. 1887)
1965 – Martin Buber - Austrian-born Israeli philosopher (b. 1878)
1965 – David Drummond - Australian politician (b. 1890)
1972 – Clyde McPhatter - American musician (b. 1932)
1972 – Georg von Békésy - Hungarian biophysicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1899)
1972 – Stephanie von Hohenlohe - Austrian-born German World War II spy (b. 1891)
1972 – Dündar Taşer - Turkish nationalist (b. 1925)
1977 – Matthew Garber - British child actor (Mary Poppins) (b. 1956)
1979 – Darla Hood - American actress (b. 1931)
1979 – Demetrio Stratos - Italian musician (b. 1945)
1980 – Walter Rodney - Guyanese historian & political figure (b. 1942)
1982 – King Khalid of Saudi Arabia (b. 1912)
1982 – Peter Maivia - wrestler (b. 1935)
1982 – Riccardo Paletti - Formula One driver (b. 1958)
1984 – António Variações - Portuguese hairdresser & musician (b. 1944)
1986 – Benny Goodman - American musician (b. 1909)
1987 – Geraldine Page - American actress (b. 1924)
1989 – Fran Allison - American, early television personality (Kukla, Fran & Ollie) (b. 1907)
1993 – Deke Slayton - astronaut (b. 1924)
1993 – Gérard Côté - Canadian runner (b. 1913)
1998 – Birger Ruud - Norwegian athlete (b. 1911)
2002 – John Hope - American meteorologist (b. 1919)
2003 – Malik Meraj Khalid - Former caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1916)
2004 – Dick Durrance - American skier (b. 1914)
2004 – Ralph Wiley - American journalist & writer (b. 1952)
2005 – Jonathan Adams - English actor (b. 1931)
2005 – Álvaro Cunhal - Portuguese politician & writer (b. 1913)
2005 – David Diamond - American composer (b. 1915)
2005 – Lane Smith - American actor (b. 1936)
2006 – Charles Haughey - Taoiseach (b. 1925)
2007 – Walid Eido - Lebanese MP (b. 1942)
2008 – Tim Russert - American television host, NBC News Meet the Press moderator (b. 1950)
2008 – Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner - Austrian politician (b. 1926)
2009 – Mitsuharu Misawa - Japanese professional wrestler (b. 1962)
2009 – Fathi Yakan - Lebanese leader & Muslim cleric (b. 1933)

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June 13 - Births

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June 13th Births:
823 – Charles the Bald - Holy Roman Emperor & King of the West Franks (d. 877)
1584 – Miyamoto Musashi - Legendary Samurai warrior, artist, & author of The Book of Five Rings (d. 1645)
1649 – Adrien Baillet - French scholar & critic (d. 1706)
1752 – Fanny Burney - English novelist & diarist (d. 1840)
1763 – José Bonifácio de Andrade e Silva - Brazilian statesman (d. 1838)
1773 – Thomas Young - English scientist (d. 1829)
1775 – Antoni Radziwiłł - Polish politician (d. 1833)
1786 – Winfield Scott - U.S. general (d. 1866)
1809 – Heinrich Hoffmann - German painter, author of Struwwelpeter (d. 1894)
1822 – Carl Schmidt - German chemist (d. 1884)
1827 – Alberto Henschel - German-Brazilian photographer & businessman (d. 1882)
1831 – James Clerk Maxwell - Scottish physicist (d. 1879)
1864 – Rudolf Kjellén - Swedish political scientist (d. 1922)
1864 – Dwight B. Waldo - American educator & historian (d. 1939)
1863 – Lady Lucy Duff Gordon - English fashion designer (d. 1935)
1865 – William Butler Yeats - Irish writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1937)
1870 – Jules Bordet - Belgian immunologist & microbiologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1961)
1876 – William Sealey Gosset - English chemist, statistician (d. 1937)
1884 – Anton Drexler - German political figure (d. 1942)
1884 – Gerald Gardner - British occultist (d. 1964)
1884 – Etienne Gilson - French philosopher (d. 1978)
1885 – Henry George Lamond - Australian novelist (d. 1969)
1887 – Bruno Frank - German author (d. 1945)
1888 – Fernando Pessoa - Portuguese poet (d. 1935)
1892 – Basil Rathbone - English actor (d. 1967)
1893 – Dorothy L. Sayers - English author (d. 1957)
1894 – Dr. Leo Kanner - Austrian-American physician (d. 1981)
1894 – Jacques Henri Lartigue - French photographer (d. 1986)
1897 – Paavo Nurmi - Finnish runner (d. 1973)
1899 – Carlos Chávez - Mexican composer (d. 1978)
1901 – Tage Erlander - Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1985)
1903 – Red Grange - American football player (d. 1991)
1905 – Xian Xinghai - Chinese composer (d. 1945)
1906 – Bruno de Finetti - Italian mathematician (d. 1985)
1909 – E. M. S. Namboodiripad - Indian politician (d. 1998)
1910 – Mary Whitehouse - British campaigner (d. 2001)
1910 – Gonzalo Torrente Ballester - Galician writer (d. 1999)
1910 – Mary Wickes - American actress (d. 1995)
1911 – Luis Alvarez - American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1988)
1911 – Erwin Wilhelm Müller - German-born physicist (d. 1977)
1912 – Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau - French Canadian poet (d. 1943)
1915 – Don Budge - American tennis player (d. 2000)
1917 – Teddy Turner - comedian (d. 1992)
1918 – Ben Johnson - American actor (d. 1996)
1918 – Helmut Lent - German night fighter pilot (d. 1944)
1922 – Etienne Leroux - Afrikaans author - (d. 1989)
1924 – Percy Rodriguez - Canadian actor (d. 2007)
1926 – Paul Lynde - American actor (d. 1982)
1928 – John Forbes Nash - American mathematician, Nobel laureate
1929 – Alan Civil - English French horn player (d. 1989)
1929 – Robert W. Scott - American politician, governor of North Carolina (d. 2009)
1930 – Ryszard Kukliński - Polish colonel (d. 2004)
1931 – Irvin D. Yalom - American psychotherapist
1931 – Nora Kovach - Hungarian-born American ballerina (d. 2009)
1933 – Tom King - British politician
1935 – Christo - Bulgarian artist
1935 – Jeanne-Claude - French artist
1935 – Samak Sundaravej - Thai 25th Prime Minister (d. 2009)
1936 – Michael H. Jordan - American businessman & Chief Executive Officer (d. 2010)
1937 – Erich Ribbeck - German football player/manager
1939 – Tom Cheek - American baseball broadcaster (d. 2005)
1940 – Bobby Freeman - American soul singer
1941 – Esther Ofarim - Israeli singer
1941 – Marcel Lachemann - American baseball player
1943 – Malcolm McDowell - English actor
1943 – Jim Guy Tucker - American politician, governor of Arkansas
1944 – Ban Ki-moon - South Korean United Nations Secretary-General
1945 – Whitley Strieber - American author
1947 – A. G. Lafley - American executive director
1948 – Garnet Bailey - Canadian ice hockey player & executive (d. 2001)
1948 – Joe Roth - American executive, producer & film director
1949 – Dennis Locorriere - American singer & guitarist (Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show)
1949 – Ulla Schmidt - German politician
1950 – Michael Stark - Australian actor
1950 – Gerd Zewe - German footballer
1951 – Richard Thomas - American actor
1951 – Stellan Skarsgård - Swedish actor
1951 – Robert P. Young, Jr. - Michigan Supreme Court justice
1952 – Tony Bruno - American talkshow host
1952 – Jean-Marie Dedecker - Belgian politician & former judoka
1953 – Tim Allen - American comedian & actor
1954 – Andrzej Lepper - Polish politician
1954 – Rita Cadillac - Brazilian dancer
1955 – Leah Ward Sears - Chief Justice Georgia Supreme Court
1955 – Alan Hansen - Scottish football pundit
1959 – Steve Georganas - Australian politician
1959 – Lance Kinsey - Canadian actor
1961 – Anders Järryd - Swedish tennis player
1962 – Ally Sheedy - American actress
1962 – Glenn Michibata - Canadian professional tennis player
1962 – Davey Hamilton - American racing driver
1962 – Hannah Storm - American television personality
1963 – Bettina Bunge - German tennis player
1963 – Paul De Lisle - American musician (Smash Mouth)
1963 – Catarina Lindqvist - Swedish tennis player
1964 – Kathy Burke - English actress
1964 – Sarunas Marciulionis - Lithuanian basketball player
1964 – Christian Wilhelm Berger - Romanian composer
1965 – Infanta Cristina - Duchess of Palma de Mallorca
1965 – Vassilis Karapialis - Greek footballer
1965 – Lukas Ligeti - Austrian composer & drummer
1965 – Lisa Vidal - American actress
1966 – Grigori Perelman - Russian mathematician
1966 – Naoki Hattori - Japanese racing driver
1968 – David Gray - British musician
1968 – Denise Pearson - British singer (Five Star)
1968 – Fabio Baldato - Italian cyclist
1968 – Spike Breakwell - British comedian
1968 – Marcel Theroux - British writer & broadcaster
1969 – Svetlana Krivelyova - Russian athlete
1969 – Søren Nystrøm Rasted
1970 – Chris Cairns - New Zealand cricketer
1970 – Rivers Cuomo - American musician (Weezer)
1970 – Mikael Ljungberg - Swedish wrestler (d. 2004)
1972 – Natalie MacMaster - Canadian musician
1973 – Sam Adams - American football player
1973 – Mattias Hellberg - Swedish musician (The Hellacopters)
1973 – Ville Laihiala - Finnish musician (Sentenced, Poisonblack)
1973 – Kasia Kowalska - Polish pop rock singer
1973 – Leeann Tweeden - American model & television presenter
1974 – Selma Björnsdóttir - Icelandic singer
1974 – Brande Roderick - American actress
1974 – Takahiro Sakurai - Japanese voice actor
1974 – Valeri Bure - Russian ice hockey player
1974 – Steve-O - American stunt performer & television personality
1975 – Ante Covic - Australian footballer
1975 – Johannes Grenzfurthner - Austrian artist, writer, curator & director
1975 – Riccardo Scimeca - English footballer
1975 – Jennifer Nicole Lee - American model
1976 – Kym Marsh - English singer, actress & T.V. presenter
1976 – Jason 'J' Brown - English Singer
1978 – Ethan Embry - American actor
1978 – Mathis Künzler - Swiss actor
1978 – Jason Michael Carroll - country musician
1978 – Mikako Ichikawa - Japanese actress & model
1979 – Nila Håkedal - Norwegian beach volleyball player
1980 – Darius Vassell - English footballer
1980 – Florent Malouda - French footballer
1980 – Jamario Moon - American basketball player
1980 – Markus Winkelhock - German racing driver
1980 – Sarah Connor - German singer
1981 – Chris Evans - American actor
1981 – David Madden - 4th-ranked Jeopardy! champion of all-time
1982 – Kenenisa Bekele - Ethiopian athlete
1983 – Matt Allison - British racing driver
1983 – Jason Spezza - Canadian hockey player
1983 – Ryan Conferido - American dancer
1984 – Nery Castillo - Mexican-Uruguayan footballer
1984 – Nautica Thorn - American adult film actress
1985 – Raz-B - American singer (B2K)
1985 – Lela Star - American pornstar
1985 – Danny Syvret - Canadian ice hockey player
1985 – Filipe Albuquerque - Portuguese racing driver
1986 – Kat Dennings - American actress
1986 – Ashley Olsen - American actress
1986 – Mary-Kate Olsen - American actress
1989 – Lisa Tucker - American singer
1989 – Tommy Searle - professional motocross racer

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