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  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 13, 1910

    The Wright brothers

    The mountebank business

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 13, 1910

    There were not many customers for airplanes, so in the spring of 1910 the Wrights hired and trained a team of salaried exhibition pilots to show off their machines and win prize money for the company—despite Wilbur's disdain for what he called "the mountebank business". The team debuted at the Indianapolis Speedway on June 13.




  • Bluefield, West Virginia, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 13, 1928
    12 PM

    John Forbes Nash Jr.: A Beautiful Mind

    Birth

    Bluefield, West Virginia, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 13, 1928
    12 PM

    Nash was born on June 13, 1928, in Bluefield, West Virginia. His father, John Forbes Nash, was an electrical engineer for the Appalachian Electric Power Company. His mother, Margaret Virginia (née Martin) Nash, had been a schoolteacher before she was married.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 13, 1980

    Murder of Gabriel Fernandez

    Aguirre's Birth

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 13, 1980

    Isauro Aguirre, also known as Tony Aguirre, was born on June 13, 1980. Aguirre repeated two grades in school and ultimately dropped out, implying a possible learning disability.




  • Radwaniyah Palace, Baghdad, Iraq
    Monday Jun 13, 1988

    Iran–Iraq War

    The Strike on Saddam's Presidential Palace

    Radwaniyah Palace, Baghdad, Iraq
    Monday Jun 13, 1988

    Faced with such losses, Khomeini appointed the cleric Hashemi Rafsanjani as the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, though he had in actuality occupied that position for months. Rafsanjani ordered a last desperate counter-attack into Iraq, which was launched 13 June 1988. The Iranians infiltrated through the Iraqi trenches and moved 10 km (6.2 mi) into Iraq and managed to strike Saddam's presidential palace in Baghdad using fighter aircraft. After three days of fighting, the decimated Iranians were driven back to their original positions again.




  • United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 13, 1989

    James Bond

    Licence to Kill

    United Kingdom and U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 13, 1989

    Licence to Kill is a 1989 spy film, the sixteenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the second (and last) to star Timothy Dalton in the role of the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.




  • Beijing, China
    Tuesday Jun 13, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    The Beijing Public Security Bureau released an order For The arrest of 21 Students' Leaders

    Beijing, China
    Tuesday Jun 13, 1989

    On 13 June 1989, the Beijing Public Security Bureau released an order for the arrest of 21 students who they identified as leaders of the protest. These 21 most wanted student leaders were part of the Beijing Students Autonomous Federation which had been an instrumental student organization in the Tiananmen Square protests. Though decades have passed, the Most Wanted list has never been retracted by the Chinese government.




  • Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Wednesday Jun 13, 1990

    Berlin Wall

    East German military officially began dismantling the Wall

    Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Wednesday Jun 13, 1990

    On 13 June 1990, the East German military officially began dismantling the Wall, beginning in Bernauer Straße and around the Mitte district.


  • Gitarama, Rwanda
    Monday Jun 13, 1994

    Rwandan genocide

    RPF had taken Gitarama itself

    Gitarama, Rwanda
    Monday Jun 13, 1994

    By 13 June, RPF (the Rwandan Patriotic Front) had taken Gitarama itself, following an unsuccessful attempt by the Rwandan government forces to reopen the road; the interim government was forced to relocate to Gisenyi in the far north west.


  • Israel
    Wednesday Jun 13, 2007

    Shimon Peres

    A President

    Israel
    Wednesday Jun 13, 2007

    On 13 June 2007, Peres was elected President of the State of Israel by the Knesset. 58 of 120 members of the Knesset voted for him in the first round (whereas 38 voted for Reuven Rivlin, and 21 for Colette Avital).


  • U.S.
    Saturday Jun 13, 2009

    Hachikō

    Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    U.S.
    Saturday Jun 13, 2009

    Hachi: A Dog's Tale is a 2009 American drama film that is an adaptation of the 1987 Japanese film Hachikō Monogatari. The original film told the true story of the Akita dog named Hachikō who lived in Japan in the 1920s. This version, which places it in a modern American context, was directed by Lasse Hallström, written by Stephen P. Lindsey and Kaneto Shindo, and produced by Richard Gere. The film stars Gere, Joan Allen, Sarah Roemer, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.


  • Turkey
    Monday Jun 13, 2011

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    Winning 2011 elections

    Turkey
    Monday Jun 13, 2011

    In the June 2011 elections, Erdoğan's governing party won 327 seats (49.83% of the popular vote) making Erdoğan the only prime minister in Turkey's history to win three consecutive general elections, each time receiving more votes than the previous election. The second party, the Republican People's Party (CHP), received 135 seats (25.94%), the nationalist MHP received 53 seats (13.01%), and the Independents received 35 seats (6.58%).


  • Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 13, 2013

    Aaron Hernandez

    Bradley filed a civil lawsuit

    Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 13, 2013

    On June 13, 2013, Bradley filed a civil lawsuit for damages against Hernandez in a Florida federal court. He withdrew the suit four days later, giving the two a chance to work out a settlement without the media knowing about it. On September 3, 2013, Hernandez's lawyers filed a postponement request in federal court until his murder charges were resolved. In February 2016, Hernandez reached a settlement with Bradley over the lawsuit. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.


  • San Quentin State Prison, San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 13, 2018

    Murder of Gabriel Fernandez

    Aguirre was admitted to San Quentin State Prison

    San Quentin State Prison, San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 13, 2018

    Aguirre was charged with first degree murder with special circumstances of torture for murdering Gabriel Fernandez. He pleaded not guilty; however, the jury found him guilty and recommended he be sentenced to death, which was accepted by Superior Court Judge George G. Lomeli. Aguirre was admitted to San Quentin State Prison on June 13, 2018, where he is currently awaiting execution.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Jun 13, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    U.S record Over 2 Million Cases

    U.S.
    Saturday Jun 13, 2020

    On June 13, the United States of America reached a cases total of 2,010,391 which was over a quarter of the total world infections at the time.


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