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 This day in History - June 13
371 Historic Events for June 13
1982

Fahd becomes king of Saudi Arabia when King Khalid dies at 69

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1983

Pioneer 10 is 1st man-made object to leave Solar System

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1984

Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, dies at 92

Death
1986

Pres Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency

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1986

Steve Garvey 1st ejection from a game, after Atlanta's triple-play

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1986

Benny Goodman, clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing), dies at 77

Death
1986

Ashley Fuller Olsen, twin actress (Michelle-Full House)

Birth
1986

Mary Kate Olsen, twin actress (Michelle-Full House)

Birth
1987

Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel and Anne Knabe complete cycling journey of 15,266 mi from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Argentina

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1987

Geraldine Page, actress (Blue and Gray), dies at 62

Death
1988

Fed jury finds Liggett liable in death of NJ woman of lung cancer

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1988

George Harrison releases "This is Love"

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1988

45th time opposing pitchers hit HRS, Mark Davis (Padres)/Mike Krukow

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1988

Boston Red Sox are 10 games back in AL, and go on to win AL East

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1988

US Supreme Court refuses to hear Yonkers argument they aren't racist

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1989

Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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1989

Houston's Terry Puhl plays in his 1,403rd game (most by a Canadian)

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1989

Fran Allison, actress (Kukla, Fran and Ollie), dies at 81

Death
1989

43rd NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons sweeps LA Lakers in 4 games

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1990

Wash DC mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term

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1990

"Les Miserables," opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary

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1990

Nelson and Winnie Mandela welcomed in NYC

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1990

Boeing 767 sets nonstop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi Kenya

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1991

The National, 1st all-sports daily newspaper, ceases publication

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1991

A spectator is killed by lightning at US Open Golf tournament

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