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

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