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On This Day: June 13th

This is 164th day of the year and 201 days remain in the year.

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.
June 13 BirthdaysWilliam Butler Yeats1865–1939, Irish poet and playwright, born in Dublin.
Dorothy L. Sayerswriter
Christoartist
Mary Antinwriter, activist



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