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This Day in History for June 13 – Thurgood Marshall Nominated and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1900 – The Boxer Rebellion begins in China (More info)

1966 – The Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them (More info)

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This Day in History for June 12 – Iran Election Sparks Protests and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1942 – Anne Frank receives a diary for her 13th birthday (More info)

1963 – Civil rights leader Medgar Evers is assassinated in front of his Mississippi home by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith (More info)

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This Day in Sports History — June 12

Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on June 12:

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Olaf Growald, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for June 11 – Timothy McVeigh Executed and More

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1962 – Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island (More info)

1963 – Alabama Gov. George Wallace unsuccessfully tries to physically block two black students from registering at the University of Alabama (More info)

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This Day in History for June 10 – Benjamin Franklin Discovers Electricity and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1692 – The first hanging resulting from the Salem Witch Trials takes place (More info)

1752 – Benjamin Franklin’s kite is struck by lightning, leading to the discovery of electricity (More info)

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This Day in History for June 9 – Donald Duck Debuts and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898 – China agrees to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years (More info)

1934 – Donald Duck makes his debut in ‘The Wise Little Hen’ (More info)

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This Day in Sports History — June 9

Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on June 9:

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This Day in History for June 8 – Milton Berle Makes Television Debut and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1789 – James Madison introduces 12 proposed amendments to the US Constitution, 10 of which later become the Bill of Rights (More info)

1948 – Milton Berle hosts the debut of ‘Texaco Star Theater’ (More info)

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