What Happened on June 13th

Historical Events

  • 1373 Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of Alliance (world's oldest extant) signed in London
  • 1866 US House of representatives passes 14th Amendment (Civil rights)
  • 1878 Congress of Berlin redraws the terms of Treaty of San Stefano to give Russia less influence in old Ottoman empire
  • 1956 After 72 years, Britain gives up Suez Canal to Egyptian control
  • 2000 President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-il, leader of North Korea, for the beginning of the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.
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Did You Know?

Longest attack of hiccups begins: Charlie Osborne gets the hiccups and continues for 68 years, dies 11 months after it stops

On June 13, 1922

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  • 2008 Actor Bill Murray (57) divorces costume designer Jennifer Butler (42) due to abuse and infidelity after 10 years of marriage
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