13 June

13 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 13th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 13th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • National Sewing Machine Day
  • International Axe Throwing Day

Historic Events

2009: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected as President of Iran in 2009.

1974: During a weeklong trip to the Middle East, US President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon visit the Pyramids of Giza, accompanied by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and his wife Jehan Sadat. June 13, 1974.

During a weeklong trip to the Middle East, US President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon visit the Pyramids of Giza, accompanied by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and his wife Jehan Sadat. June 13, 1974.

1971: The New York Times began publishing the Pentagon papers in 1971.

1948: Sailor wearing asbestos clothing during a fire fighting exercise aboard HMS Oscar II, Sweden 1948.

Sailor wearing asbestos clothing during a fire fighting exercise aboard HMS Oscar II, Sweden 1948.

1945: “I become death, destroyer of worlds” On this day, at 5:29 AM (1945), the United States conducted the Trinity explosion in the far reaches of the New Mexico desert, the first nuclear bomb test in history.

“I become death, destroyer of worlds” On this day, at 5:29 AM (1945), the United States conducted the Trinity explosion in the far reaches of the New Mexico desert, the first nuclear bomb test in history.

1940: WW II, 1940’s. Waist gunners in action aboard a US B-24 Liberator heavy bomber.

WW II, 1940’s. Waist gunners in action aboard a US B-24 Liberator heavy bomber.

1913: Veterans from both the Union and Confederate army’s pose for a picture together for the 50th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg. Pennsylvania 1913.

Veterans from both the Union and Confederate army’s pose for a picture together for the 50th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg. Pennsylvania 1913.

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Evans was born.
  • Mary Kate Olsen was born.
  • Disha Patani was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Jimmy Dean died.
  • Benny Goodman died.
  • Peter Maivia died.

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