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 This day in History - June 13
371 Historic Events for June 13
1912

Mary Wickes, St Louis Mo, actress (Dennis the Menace, Julia, Doc)

Birth
1912

Capt Albert Berry made the 1st parachute jump from an airplane

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1912

NY Giant Christy Mathewson wins his 300th game

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1913

Yanks win 13th game of year after losing 36 games

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1913

Ralph Edwards, Merino Colo, TV host (This is Your Life)

Birth
1913

45th Belmont: Roscoe Troxler aboard Prince Eugene wins in 2:18

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1914

28th US Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Marie Wagner (62 16 61)

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1915

J Donald Budge, US tennis player (1st to hold world's 4 major titles)

Birth
1916

Mary Wickes, character actress (Sister Act)

Birth
1917

Germany bombs London

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1918

Ben Johnson, Foraker Okla, actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger)

Birth
1918

Phillies and Cards tie 8-8 in 19 innings

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1919

Leif Kayser, composer

Birth
1920

Knut Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1920

Essad Pasja, Albanian military man/minister, murdered at peace confer

Death
1920

Eiji Okada, actor (Traffic Jam, Yakuza, Ugly American)

Birth
1920

Post Office says children could not be sent by parcel post

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1921

Yanks' pitcher Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs beating Tigers 11-8

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1922

Longest attack of hiccups begins Charlie Osborne, 98 hiccupped over 435 million times before it stops, He dies 11 months after it stops

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1924

Bene Berak Palestine founded

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1924

Yanks win by forfeit over Tigers, their 3rd forfeit win

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1924

Percy Rodrigues, Montreal Quebec, actor (Brainwaves)

Birth
1924

Gaston Doumergue elected as 1st protestant French premier

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1925

57th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard American Flag wins in 2:16.8

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1925

Hans Fellner, bookseller

Birth