June 13th- This Day In History

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June 13 is the 164th day of the year (165th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 201 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).

+ 1893 – Grover Cleveland notices a rough spot in his mouth and on July 1 undergoes secret, successful surgery to remove a large, cancerous portion of his jaw; the operation was not revealed to the public until 1917, nine years after the president's death

+ 1966 – The United States Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them.

+ 1967 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

+ 1970 – "The Long and Winding Road" becomes The Beatles' last U.S. number one song.

+ 1977 – Convicted Martin Luther King Jr. assassin James Earl Ray is recaptured after escaping from prison three days before.

+ 1997 – A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

+ 2015 – A man opens fire at policemen outside the police headquarters in Dallas, Texas, while a bag containing a pipe bomb is also found. He was later shot dead by police.

( Births )

+ 1913 – Ralph Edwards, American radio and television host (d. 2005)

+ 1926 – Paul Lynde, American actor and comedian (d. 1982)

+ 1953 – Tim Allen, American actor, comedian, and producer

+ 1962 – Hannah Storm, American journalist and author

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