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Events and People Who Made History on June 13

14th Century

1325 - Sheik Ibn Battuta begins 1st world trip, Tangiers to Mecca
1373 - Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of Alliance, world's oldest, signed in London
1392 - Assassination attempt on Pierre de Craon Van Clisson of France, fails

16th Century

1547 - King Ferdinand of Austria subjects himself on Turkish sultan Suleiman

17th Century

1611 - John Fabricius dedicates earliest sunspot publication
1625 - English king Charles I marries French princess Henriette
1633 - Charter for Maryland is given to Lord Cecil Baltimore
1655 - Adriana Nooseman-van de Bergh is 1st actress in Amsterdam theater
1665 - Sea battle at Lowestoft: English fleet beats Dutch

18th Century

1707 - Hungary declares itself independent under Ferenc Rakoczi II
1721 - England signs Treaty of Madrid
1727 - Spain underwrites Preliminairy of Paris
1753 - Austria, England and Modena sign secret military treaty
1774 - Rhode Island becomes 1st colony to prohibit importation of slaves
1777 - Leonard Norcross patents a submarine diving suit
1777 - Marquis de Lafayette lands in US
1789 - Mrs. Alexander Hamilton serves ice cream for dessert to Washington
1792 - King Louis XVI fires French government
1798 - Mission San Luis Rey de Francia founded in California

19th Century

1825 - Walter Hunt patents safety pin
1828 - Simon Bolivar proclaimed dictator
1837 - 1st Mormon missionaries to British Isles leave Kirtland, Ohio
1855 - Opera "Les Vapres Sicilenne" is produced (Paris)
1863 - Battle of Winchester, Virginia
1863 - Samuel Butler publishes 1st part of "Erewhon," Christchurch, New Zealand
1863 - Skirmish at Berryville Virginia
1865 - President Johnson proclaims reconstruction confederate states
1866 - House passes 14th Amendment (Civil rights for blacks)
1868 - Oscar J. Dunn, is elected Lt Governor of Louisiana
1871 - Hurricane kills 300 in Labrador
1874 - 8th Belmont: G Barbee aboard Saxon wins in 2:39
1878 - Congress of Berlin meets to divide African colonization
1886 - Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Vancouver
1888 - Congress creates Department of Labor
1889 - 2' of snow accumulates in Rawlins Wyoming
1889 - 23rd Belmont: W Hayward aboard Eric wins in 2:47
1890 - Eagle Ave in the Bronx is cut out and named
1895 - Emile Levassor wins 1st Paris-Bordeaux-Paris auto race (24 kph)
1898 - Yukon Territory of Canada organized, Dawson chosen as capital

20th Century

1900 - China's Boxer Rebellion against foreigners and Christians
1902 - Prussian Upper house gives 350 million marks to Poland
1905 - New York Giant Christy Mathewson 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0
1907 - Lowest temp ever in 48 U.S. states for June, 2 degrees F in Tamarack California
1908 - Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1910 - Pilot Charles Hamilton makes 1st 1-day round-trip from New York to Philadelphia
1910 - William D. Crum, a South Carolina physician, appointed minister to Liberia
1912 - Albert Berry made the 1st parachute jump from an airplane
1912 - New York Giant Christy Mathewson wins his 300th game
1913 - 45th Belmont: Roscoe Troxler aboard Prince Eugene wins in 2:18
1913 - Yankees win 13th game of year after losing 36 games
1914 - 28th U.S. Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Marie Wagner (62 16 61)
1917 - Germany bombs London
1918 - Phillies and Cards tie 8-8 in 19 innings
1921 - Yankees' pitcher Babe Ruth hits 2 home runs beating Tigers 11-8
1922 - Longest attack of hiccups begins Charlie Osborne, 98 hiccupped over 435 million times before it stops, He dies 11 months after it stops
1924 - Bene Berak Palestine founded
1924 - Gaston Doumergue elected as 1st protestant French premier
1924 - Yankees win by forfeit over Tigers, their 3rd forfeit win
1925 - 57th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard American Flag wins in 2:16.8
1927 - Ticker-tape parade welcomed Charles Lindbergh to New York City
1930 - 22 people killed by hailstones in Siatista, Greece
1931 - 63rd Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Twenty Grand wins in 2:29.6
1932 - Air force's Marmaduke Brutal becomes leader of revolutionary junta
1932 - Great Britain and France sign peace treaty
1933 - 1st sodium vapor lamps installed, Schenectady, New York
1933 - Federal Home Owners Loan Corporation authorized
1933 - German Secret State Police, Gestapo, established
1935 - Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs vs. Somerset
1935 - James J Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1936 - 2nd Belgian government of Van Zealand forms
1937 - Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive home runs against St. Louis Browns
1937 - Stalin executes Rus officers Tuchachevski, Jakir, Putna and Uberevitch
1938 - Great Cricket innings of 232 by Stan McCabe vs. England at Trent Bridge
1938 - Jews injured and property destroyed in Przemyal Poland
1940 - Paris evacuates before German advance
1942 - 1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km
1942 - Franklin D. Roosevelt creates Office of War with Elmer Davis as head
1942 - Germany puts 4 saboteurs on Long Island
1942 - OSS, Office of Strategic Services, forms
1944 - German counter attack on Villers-Bocage Normandy
1945 - Heerjansdam soccer team forms
1945 - Orokoe peninsula Okinawa captured, with 6,000 dead
1946 - 1st transcontinental round-trip flight in 1-day, California-Maryland
1946 - King Umberto II of Italy abdicates
1947 - 1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3)
1948 - Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium, he dies Aug 16th
1950 - South African parliament accept "Groups Area Act"
1951 - U.N. arm forces reach Pyongyang Korea
1952 - Soviet fighters shoot Swedish Dakota down over East Sea, kills 8
1953 - 53rd U.S. Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont PA
1953 - 85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6
1953 - Alec Bedser takes 14-99 (7-55 and 7-44) vs. Australia
1953 - Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:18:40.2)
1953 - KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast
1954 - Cornerstone of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, laid in Bronx
1955 - Mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans, France
1956 - After 72 years, Britain gives up Suez Canal to Egyptian control
1956 - Parliamentary election: Dutch Democrates 50/KVP 49
1956 - Real Madrid wins 1st Europe Cup
1956 - "Shangri-La" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 21 performances
1957 - Ted Williams becomes 1st ALer to have 2, 3-home run games in a season
1958 - Frank Zappa graduates from Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster, California
1959 - 59th U.S. Golf Open: Billy Casper shoots a 282 at Winged Foot Golf Club New York
1959 - 91st Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Sword Dancer wins in 2:28.6
1959 - "Sammy Kaye Show," last airs on ABC-TV
1960 - "Alley-Oop" by Dyna-Sores peaks at #59
1960 - Prince Norodom Sihanoek becomes head of Cambodia
1961 - "Billy Barnes People" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 8 performances
1962 - "Bob Newhart Show," last airs on NBC-TV
1963 - Vostok 6 launched, pilot is 1st woman cosmonaut
1964 - Basil Heatley runs world record marathon (2:13:55)
1965 - 19th Tony Awards: Subject Was Roses and Fiddler on the Roof win
1965 - Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1966 - Supreme Court's Miranda decision; suspect must be informed of rights
1967 - Thurgood Marshall nominated as 1st black Supreme Court justice
1967 - "You Only Live Twice" premieres in U.S.
1969 - Mick Taylor leaves John Mayall Band and joins Rolling Stones
1970 - Beatles' "Let It Be," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 4 weeks
1970 - Beatles' "Long and Winding Road," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
1970 - "In The Summertime" by Mungo Jerry hit #1 in UK
1971 - 17th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
1971 - New York Times began publishing "Pentagon Papers"
1973 - Garvey, Lopes, Cey and Russell play together for 1st time, set record of staying together as an infield for 8 years (Los Angeles Dodgers)
1974 - Henry Aaron addresses House of Representatives
1976 - 4th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Donna Caponi
1976 - Bob Marley performs in Amsterdam
1976 - Inge Helten runs female European record 100m (11.04)
1977 - Convicted Martin Luther King assassin James Earl Ray recaptured
1979 - "Madwoman of Central Park West" opens at 22 Steps New York City for 86 performances
1979 - Sioux nation receives $100 million in compensation for Black Hills, South Dakota
1980 - Billy Joel's "Glass Houses" hits #1
1980 - Deborah Harry/Meat Loaf film, "Roadie," premieres
1980 - Paul McCartney releases "Waterfall"
1980 - Rep John Jenrette, Jr. (D-SC) indicted in "Abscam" investigation
1980 - U.N. Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela
1981 - 39 Unification church couples wed in Germany
1981 - Teenager fires 6 blanks at Queen Elizabeth II
1981 - Tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow"
1982 - 28th LPGA Championship won by Jan Stephenson
1982 - Fahd becomes king of Saudi Arabia when King Khalid dies at 69
1983 - Pioneer 10 is 1st man-made object to leave Solar System
1986 - President Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency
1986 - Steve Garvey 1st ejection from a game, after Atlanta's triple-play
1987 - Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel and Anne Knabe complete cycling journey of 15,266 mi from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Argentina
1988 - 45th time opposing pitchers hit home runs, Mark Davis (Padres)/Mike Krukow
1988 - Boston Red Sox are 10 games back in AL, and go on to win AL East
1988 - George Harrison releases "This is Love"
1988 - U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear Yonkers argument they aren't racist
1989 - 43rd NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons sweeps Los Angeles Lakers in 4 games
1989 - Houston's Terry Puhl plays in his 1,403rd game, most by a Canadian
1989 - Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1990 - Boeing 767 sets nonstop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi Kenya
1990 - "Les Miserables," opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
1990 - Nelson and Winnie Mandela welcomed in New York City
1990 - Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term,
1991 - A spectator is killed by lightning at U.S. Open Golf tournament
1991 - NHL owners present contract to players, leads to Apr 1, 1992 strike
1991 - The National, 1st all-sports daily newspaper, ceases publication
1993 - 39th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan
1993 - Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani re-elected president of Iran
1993 - "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" closes at Booth New York City after 232 performances
1993 - YokoZuna beats Hulk Hogan to become WWF champ
1994 - Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract
1994 - Don Mattingly plays 1st base 1,469 game for Yankees (2nd most)
1995 - Indians' Dennis Martinez no-hits Baltimore 11-0
1995 - New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, to go to their 1st Stanley Cup finals
1996 - Freeman in Montana give up to FBI after 81 days
1997 - 51st NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 4, games to 2
1997 - Jurors in Oklahoma City bombing trial sentence Timothy McVeigh to death
1997 - Red Wings Vladimir Konstantinov and Slava Fetisov hurt in car crash

21st Century

2002 - Stanley Cup Finals, Detroit Red Wings beat Carolina Hurricanes 4 games to 1


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