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June 13, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • The Irish Republican Army invites British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Willie Whitelaw to 'Free Derry'; Whitelaw rejects offer and reaffirms his policy to not "let part of the United Kingdom ... default from the rule of law"

Deaths in History

  • Dündar Taşer, Turkish nationalist (b. 1925)
  • Stephanie von Hohenlohe, Austrian-German princess by her marriage to the diplomat Prince Friedrich Franz von Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst and spy, dies at 80
1972 in History