Historical Events on June 13 (Part 2)

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Music releaseMusic Single

2008 "Viva la Vida" single released by Coldplay, - their 1st US No. 1, (Grammy Song of the Year)

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
  • 2010 64th Tony Awards: Memphis & Red win
  • 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
  • 2012 San Francisco Giants' Matt Cain pitches first perfect game in the franchise's history against the Houston Astros

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: Los Angeles Kings defeat the New York Rangers in 5 games
  • 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