June 13 in History
1854June 13, 1854:
Anthony Faas receives the patent for America’s first accordion.
1966June 13, 1966:
The United States Supreme Court establishes the Miranda Rights.
1967June 13, 1967:
President Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Thurgood Marshall for the role of the United States Supreme Court justice, making the latter the first African-American justice of the court.
1982June 13, 1982:
King Fahd ascends the Saudi Arabia throne after King Khalid’s death.
1988June 13, 1988:
Former Beatles guitarist George Harrison releases his song, “This Is Love”.
1989June 13, 1989:
Rock and roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2000June 13, 2000:
President Kim Jong II of North Korea and President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meet in the inter-Korea summit, marking the first of its kind between the two Koreas.
2005June 13, 2005:
King of Pop Michael Jackson is acquitted of child molestation charges following a fourteen-week trial.
2018June 13, 2018:
The United States, Canada and Mexico have been voted by FIFA Congress as winners of the 2026 World Cup bid.
2019June 13, 2019:
Toronto Raptors of the NBA win their first championship.