13 June 2012

Timeline June 12 & 13

June 12
1665  England installed a municipal government in New York, formerly the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam.
2003  Actor Gregory Peck died at age 87.

June 13
1831  James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish physicist, was born.
1927  Charles Lindberg was honored with a ticker-tape parade in New York City.
1983  Pioneer 10 become the first man-made object to leave the central Solar System when it passed beyond the orbit of Neptune (the furthest planet from the Sun at the time).
1986  Benny Goodman, clarinetist, died age 77.

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