June 13 holidays in 2019
International Axe Throwing Day
June 13 2018 holidays
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Historical Events on June 13
Rhode Island is the first North American colony of Great Britain to ban the importation of slaves.
Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette arrives near the town of Charleston in South Carolina in order to help train American soldiers for the American Revolutionary War.
The Great Falls of the Missouri River are spotted by Meriwether Lewis and 4 of his colleagues who were scouting ahead of the main body of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The USS Jeannette is trapped and crushed by Arctic Ocean ice pack on this day.
Fire rages across a good portion of Vancouver in British Columbia.
S President Grover Cleveland notices a patch of roughness in his mouth. It would turn out to be cancerous and he would undergo a secret surgery on the 1
of July to have it removed.
A German air raid on London is undertaken by Gotha G.IV Bombers. This bombing results in 120 adults being killed, over 40 children being killed and over 430 people injured.
Charles Lindbergh is given a ticker-tape parade down 5
in the city of New York, New York.
At the Battle of Villers-Bocage during World War 2, German tank commander Michael Wittmann
ambushes the 7
British Armored Division. As a result, 14 tanks are destroyed, as are 2 anti-tank guns and 15 personnel carriers.
Near Carentan, German forces start a counteroffensive against American forces.
Germany launches 11 V1 Flying Bomb attacks on England. Only 4 of them will hit their targets.
Famous Birthdays on June 13
Irish poet, playwright and Nobel Prize laureate, W.B. Yeats is born in
Belgian immunologist, microbiologist and Nobel Prize laureate, Jules Bordet is born in
American actress Mary Wickes is born in
English actor Teddy Turner is born in
American actor and stuntman, Ben Johnson is born in
American comedian, actor and producer, Tim Allen is born in
American actress Ally Sheedy is born in
American journalist and author, Hannah Storm is born in
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