June 13th, Historical Events

1956: After 72 years, Britain gives up Suez Canal to Egyptian control

1828: Simon Bolívar proclaimed dictator

1956: Real Madrid wins 1st Europe Cup

1980: UN Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela

1981: Teenager fires 6 blanks at Queen Elizabeth II

1982: Fahd becomes king of Saudi Arabia when King Khalid dies

2007: The Al Askari Mosque is bombed again

1997: Jurors in Oklahoma City bombing trial sentence Timothy McVeigh to death

2000: Samuel L. Jackson is honoured w/ a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

2001: TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards: George Strait, Faith Hill & Alan Jackson wins

2012: “The Amazing Spider-Man” premieres at Tokyo Film Festival

Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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