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Calendar for June 13th, 2014

Full Strawberry Moon

The Algonquin tribes knew this Moon as a time to gather ripening strawberries. It is also known as the Rose Moon and the Hot Moon.


  • Born 1865: William Butler Yeats (poet)

  • 1900s

  • 1900: The Boxer Rebellion began in China

  • 1920s

  • Born 1926: Paul Lynde (actor)

  • 1930s

  • 1933: The first sodium vapor lamps were installed on Balltown Road, in Schenectady, N.Y.

  • 1940s

  • 1940: The Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs became the first major league baseball teams to play at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, New York, in the Hall of Fame Game

  • 1944: Germany's highly publicized "secret weapon," the flying bomb, was dropped on English targets for the first time

  • 1950s

  • Born 1951: Richard Earl Thomas (actor)

  • Born 1953: Tim Allen (actor)

  • 1960s

  • 1966: The United States Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them

  • Born 1968: David Gray (musician)

  • 1970s

  • Born 1978: Ethan Embry (actor)

  • 1980s

  • Born 1981: Chris Evans (actor)

  • 1983: Pioneer 10, an unmanned U.S. space probe, became the first man-made object to leave the solar system when it crossed the orbit of Neptune

  • Died 1986: Benny Goodman (musician)

  • Born 1986: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (actresses)

  • Died 1987: Geraldine Page (actress)

  • 2000s

  • Died 2005: Lane Smith (actor)

  • 2005: A 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Chile

  • Died 2008: Tim Russert (moderator for NBC's Meet the Press)

  • 2010s

  • 2012: San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain threw a perfect game; a first for the franchise

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