JUNE 13 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1886King Ludwig II of Bavaria was found dead in Lake Starnberg south of Munich at 11:30 pm on the 13th day of June in 1886.

1927 – Slim Dusty the Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer was born on the 13th June 1927 (died 2003).

1934 ~ Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met in Venice, Italy on the 13th day of June in 1934; Mussolini later described the German dictator as “a silly little monkey”.

1935 – Christo the Bulgarian-French sculptor and painter was born on the 13th June 1935.

1953 – Tim Allen the American actor and producer was born on the 13th June 1953.

1969 – Søren Rasted the Danish singer-songwriter and guitarist from Aqua was born on the 13th June 1969.

1970 ~ “The Long and Winding Road” became the Beatles’ 20th and last number one song in the United States.

1981Chris Evans the American actor was born on the 13th June 1981.

1983 ~ Pioneer 10 became the 1st man made object to leave the central Solar System when it passed beyond the orbit of Neptune on the 13th day of June in 1983.

1986Mary-Kate Olsen the American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, and businesswoman was born was born 2 minutes before her twin sister Ashley on the 13th June 1986. Mary-Kate co-founded The Row, a luxury fashion brand, and also Olsenboyethe more affordable line, with her fraternal twin sister Ashley Olsen. Mary-Kate pursued acting independently until 2012.

1986 ~ Ashley Olsen the American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, and businesswoman was born 2 minutes after her twin sister Mary-Kate on the 13th June 1986. Ashley co-founded The Rowa luxury fashion brand, and also Olsenboyethe more affordable line, with her fraternal twin sister Mary-Kate Olsen. Ashley started her own fashion company called Elizabeth and James. Ashley is two minutes older than Mary-Kate

1997 ~ A jury sentenced Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing on the 13th day of June in 1997.

Today in History for June 13th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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