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Importance of 13th June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 13th June special in the world history.

1998
Death of Reg Smythe, creator of the Andy Capp cartoon strip.
Great Britain
1986
Death of Benny Goodman, American jazz musician.
United States
1983
US space probe Pioneer 10 became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system.
United States
1944
First V1 Rocket hits London
Great Britain
1927
Birth of Slim Dusty, Australian folk singer whose recording of "A Pub with no Beer" was a global success.
Australia
1893
Birth of Dorothy L Sayers, English writer. Creator of the detective and incunabula collector Lord Peter Wimsey.
Great Britain
1886
Death of Ludwig II of Bavaria, drowned with his doctor in the lake at Castle Berg where he was being detained as insane.
Germany
1884
The first modern roller coaster in the USA began operating at Coney Island, New York
United States
1865
Birth of W B Yeats, Irish poet and Nobel Prize winner.
Ireland
1805
Merewether Lewis and four companions first sighted the Great Falls of the Missouri River.
United States
1752
Birth of Fanny Burney, English writer.
Great Britain
1665
Duke of York defeated the Dutch fleet outside Lowestoft
Great Britain
1584
Birth of Miyamoto Musashi, Samurai.
Japan
1373
Start of the Anglo Portuguese Alliance, later ratified as the Treaty of Windsor, which is the oldest alliance between two countries which is still in force.
Great Britain
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