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 This day in History - June 13
371 Historic Events for June 13
1866

House passes 14th Amendment (Civil rights for blacks)

Event
1868

Oscar J Dunn (a black) is elected Lt Governor of Louisiana

Event
1869

Ede Poldini, composer

Birth
1871

Hurricane kills 300 in Labrador

Event
1873

Angelo Maurizio Gaspare Mariani, composer, dies at 51

Death
1874

Leopoldo Lugones, Argentina, writer

Birth
1874

8th Belmont: G Barbee aboard Saxon wins in 2:39«

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1875

Max d' Ollone, composer

Birth
1878

Congress of Berlin meets to divide African colonization

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1879

Johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar

Birth
1879

George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)

Birth
1881

Lois Weber, 1st US woman film director (What Do Men Want?)

Birth
1886

Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, drowns, dies at 40

Death
1886

Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Vancouver, BC

Event
1887

Bruno Frank, writer

Birth
1888

Congress creates Department of Labor

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1888

Fernando A Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet

Birth
1889

2' of snow accumulates in Rawlins Wyoming

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1889

23rd Belmont: W Hayward aboard Eric wins in 2:47¬

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1890

Eagle Ave in the Bronx is cut out and named

Event
1891

Nell Craig, NJ, actress (Calling Dr Kildare, Queen of Sheba)

Birth
1892

Basil Rathbone, Johannesburg S Africa, actor (Sherlock Holmes)

Birth
1893

Dorothy Leigh Sayers, England, novelist (9 Taylors)

Birth
1894

Isaak E Babel, Russian writer (Konarmija, Marija) [or Jul 13]

Birth
1894

Jacques-Henri Lartigue, France, photographer

Birth