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 This day in History - June 13
371 Historic Events for June 13
1894

Mark van Doren, Ill, author (Happy Critic, Transients)

Birth
1895

mile Levassor wins 1st Paris-Bordeaux-Paris auto race (24 kph)

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1897

Paavo Johannes Nurmi, Finland, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1920/24/28)

Birth
1898

Yukon Territory of Canada organized, Dawson chosen as capital

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1898

Eva J C Beck, actress (Resurrection)

Birth
1899

Carlos Ch vez, Mexico City, conductor/composer (Sinfon¡a India)

Birth
1900

Ian Hunter, Capetown S Afr, actor (Dr Blood's Coffin, White Unicorn)

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1900

China's Boxer Rebellion against foreigners and Christians

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1901

Clar¡n, writer, dies

Death
1901

Tage F Erlander, Swedish premier (1946-69)

Birth
1901

Lode Zielens, Flemish author/journalist (Obscure Blood)

Birth
1902

Prussian Upper house gives 350 million marks to Poland

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1903

Philipp Kutev, composer

Birth
1903

Harold "Red" Grange, "Galloping Ghost" of football (Illinois Bears)

Birth
1905

NY Giant Christy Mathewson 2nd no-hitter, beats Chic Cubs, 1-0

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1905

Theodoros Delyannis, premier Greece, murdered

Death
1905

Tippo-Tip, [Hamed ben Mohammed], Zanzibar merchant, dies at about 67

Death
1905

Doc Cheatham, jazz musician

Birth
1905

Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer (England 1929-31)

Birth
1907

Lowest temp ever in 48 US states for June, 2øF in Tamarack Calif

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1908

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

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1910

William D Crum, a SC physician, appointed minister to Liberia

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1910

Pilot Charles Hamilton makes 1st 1-day round-trip from NY to Phila

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1911

Albert Cleage, famous African

Birth
1911

Luis W Alvarez, physicist (Nobel-1968) [or Jan 17]

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