On This Day

Historical Events on June 13 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 222 of 222

  • 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand is hit by another strong earthquake measuring magnitude 6.3
  • 2012 A series of bombings across Iraq kill 93 and wound 300 people

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

2012 San Francisco Giants' Matt Cain pitches first perfect game in the franchise's history against the Houston Astros

Baseball Star José Altuve
Baseball Star
José Altuve

Film release premierFilm Premier

2012 "The Amazing Spider-Man" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres at the Tokyo Film Festival

  • 2014 Stanley Cup Final, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: LA Kings edge New York Rangers, 3-2 in double OT for a 4-1 series win; second Championship in LA franchise history
  • 2015 Floods in Tbilisi, Georgia, kill 12 people and free animals from the city's zoo including bears and hippos to roam the city
  • 2015 Philae, 1st spacecraft to land on a comet in European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission re-awakes after 7 months
  • 2017 Warriors win 2nd NBA title in 3 years over the Cavaliers (129-120)
  • 2017 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee, denies secretly meeting Russians
  • 2017 Otto Warmbier returns to the US in an unresponsive state after being held in Norther Korean jail for 17 months,
  • 2018 Roger Connor, American Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman (career HR record 138 stood for 23 years), dies of a stomach illness at 73
  • 2018 Antarctica is melting at an accelerating rate - 200 billion tonnes a year, 3 trillion tonnes in 25 years, in report published in "Nature" journal
  • 2018 Volkswagen fined €1 billion (£880m) by German prosecutors over diesel emissions scandal
  • 2018 Raccoon climbs 23 story office building in St Paul, Minnesota, becoming an internet sensation
  • 2018 FIFA Congress votes to award 2026 World Cup to joint bid by US, Canada & Mexico
  • 2018 The Spanish Football Association sacks coach Julen Lopetegui just 2 days out from first World Cup game after he agreed to manage Real Madrid

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2019 President Donald Trump announces Sarah Sanders will be leaving her position as White House Press Secretary

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2019 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran is responsible for recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 Recently deposed Sudan President Omar al-Bashir is charged with corruption in Sudan

President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir
President of Sudan
Omar al-Bashir
  • 2019 Kenyan MP Rashid Kassim arrested for slapping female MP Fatuma Gedi, following a walk out of parliament by female MPs after claiming male MPs joked "its slapping day"
  • 2019 Archaeologists announce Scottish crannogs (fortified settlements on artificial islands in lochs) far older than first thought, radiocarbon dated to 3640-3360 BC , older than Stonehenge
  • 2019 NBA Finals: Toronto Raptors beat defending champion Golden State Warriors, 114-110 to win franchise's first Championship; last game at Oracle Arena, Oakland; Kawhi Leonard MVP