Wednesday, June 13, 2012

TODAY IN HISTORY

June 13
1900:The Boxer Rebellion began in China.
1966:The U.S. Supreme Court set forth in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must advise suspects of their rights upon taking them into custody.
1967:Thurgood Marshall was nominated to become the first African American on the U.S. Supreme Court.
1971:The New York Times began publishing the "Pentagon Papers."
1983:The U.S. space probe Pioneer 10, launched in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system.
1986:Bandleader and clarinetist Benny Goodman died.
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