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Friday, June 13, 2014

This was 164th day of the year and 201 days remained in the year.


June 13 Birthdays

William Butler Yeats
1865–1939, Irish poet and playwright, born in Dublin.

Mary Antin
writer, activist (1881)

Dorothy L. Sayers
writer (1893)

Christo
artist (1935)

June 13 in History

1900

The Boxer Rebellion began in China.

1966

The U.S. Supreme Court set forth in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must advise suspects of their rights upon taking them into custody.

1967

Thurgood Marshall was nominated to become the first African American on the U.S. Supreme Court.

1971

The New York Times began publishing the "Pentagon Papers."

1983

The U.S. space probe Pioneer 10, launched in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system.

1986

Bandleader and clarinetist Benny Goodman died.

2000

The first meeting between Pres. Kim Jong Il of North Korea and Pres. Kim Dae Jung of South Korea occurred.

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