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 This day in History - June 13
371 Historic Events for June 13
1937

Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive HRs against St Louis Browns

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1938

Gwynne Howell, British opera singer

Birth
1938

Carole Jo Callison, LPGA golfer

Birth
1938

Jews injured and property destroyed in Przemyal Poland

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1938

Great Cricket innings of 232 by Stan McCabe v England at Trent Bridge

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1938

Peter Michael, English electronic manufacturer (UEI, Paintbox)

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1939

Volter A Kilpi, Finnish writer (Suljetuilla Porteilla), dies at 64

Death
1939

Don "Sugarcane" Harris, rocker/actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning)

Birth
1939

Arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies

Death
1940

Paris evacuates before German advance

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1940

Bobby Freeman, SF, rocker (Do You Want to Dance)

Birth
1941

Tom Hallick, Buffalo NY, actor (Search)

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1941

Robert Forester, Rochester NY, actor (Banyon, Nakia)

Birth
1942

FDR creates Office of War with Elmer Davis as head

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1942

James Carr, US, gospel singer (To Love Somebody)

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1942

1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km

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1942

OSS, Office of Strategic Services, form

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1942

Germany puts 4 saboteurs on Long Island

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1943

Edward Skorek, Poland, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1976)

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1943

Malcolm McDowell, Leeds England, actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula)

Birth
1944

German counter attack on Villers-Bocage Normandy

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1944

Nazi Germany begins V-1 (Fieseler Fi-103) buzz-bomb attacks

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1944

Christopher Heseltine, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1895-96), dies

Death
1944

Joe Amato, NHRA top fuel drag racing champion (1991)

Birth
1945

Ronald J Grabe, NYC, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-J, 30, 42, 57)

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