Historical Calendar June 13

2024-06-13 07:50:08 / JETË ALFA PRESS

Historical Calendar June 13

1917 – During the First World War, the deadliest aerial bombing of Germany and London during this war is carried out by the Gotha G.IV bomb and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries. The most famous German bombing campaign during the First World War was the campaign against Britain, which began in 1915.

1951 – Born in Gothenburg, Stellan Skarsgard. Skarsgard, is a Swedish actor. He is known for his roles as Jan Nyman in Breaking the Waves, Captain Tupolev in The Hunt for Red October, Professor Gerald Lambeau in Good Will Hunting, Bootstrap Bill Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean, Bill Anderson in Mamma Mia.

1977 – Convicted for the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. murderer James Earl Ray is captured after escaping from prison three days ago. Ray was convicted in 1969 after entering a guilty plea (waiving a jury trial and the possibility of a death sentence) and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. At the time of his death, he had served 29 years of his sentence.

1983 – Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the central solar system when it passes beyond the orbit of Neptune. Pioneer 10 (originally codenamed Pioneer) This space exploration project by this probe was conducted by NASA's Ames Research Center in California, and the space probe was manufactured by TRW Inc.

1990 – First day of June 1990 Mineriad in Romania. At least 240 strikers and students are arrested or killed in the chaos that followed the first post-Ceausescu-era elections. Official figures listed seven dead and hundreds injured, although media estimates of the number killed and wounded varied widely and were much higher.

2000 – Italy pardons Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish assassin who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981. After serving 20 years in prison in Italy, where he was visited by the Pope, he was exiled to Turkey, where he served a ten-year sentence . In 2007, he converted to Roman Catholicism and was released from prison in 2010. The reasons for Agça's assassination attempt on the Pope remain unknown.

2014 – Dies at the age of 88, Gyula Grosicz. Grosics was a Hungarian goalkeeper who played 86 times for the Hungary National Football Team and was part of the "Golden Team" of the 1950s. Considered one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, Grosics was nicknamed " Black Panther” because of the black uniform.