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The Edict of Milan, signed by Constantine the Great and co-emperor Valerius Licinius granting religious freedom throughout the Roman Empire, is posted in Nicomedia. (13. June 313)

Anglo-Portuguese Alliance between England (succeeded by the United Kingdom) and Portugal is the oldest alliance in the world which is still in force. (13. June 1373)

The Peasants Revolt led by Wat Tyler culminated in the burning of the Savoy Palace. (13. June 1381)

Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns. (13. June 1525)

King Charles I of England marries Henrietta Maria of France, Princess of France (13. June 1625)

Georgia provincial governor James Oglethorpe begins an unsuccessful attempt to take Spanish Florida during the Siege of St. Augustine. (13. June 1740)

Rhode Island becomes the first of Britain's North American colonies to ban the importation of slaves. (13. June 1774)

American Revolutionary War: Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina, in order to help the Continental Congress to train its army. (13. June 1777)

Lewis and Clark Expedition: scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River. (13. June 1805)

The USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack. (13. June 1881)

A fire devastates much of Vancouver, British Columbia. (13. June 1886)

King Ludwig II of Bavaria is found dead in Lake Starnberg south of Munich at 11:30 PM. (13. June 1886)

Grover Cleveland notices a rough spot in his mouth and on July 1 undergoes secret, successful surgery to remove a large, cancerous portion of his jaw; operation not revealed to US public until 1917, nine years after the president's death. (13. June 1893)

Yukon Territory is formed, with Dawson chosen as its capital. (13. June 1898)

The University of the Philippines College of Engineering is established. This unit of the university is said to be the largest degree granting unit in the Philippines. (13. June 1910)

World War I: the deadliest German air raid on London during World War I is carried out by Gotha G bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries. (13. June 1917)

Aviator Charles Lindbergh receives a ticker-tape parade down 5th Avenue in New York City. (13. June 1927)

World War II: German combat elements - reinforced by the 17th SS Panzergrenadier Division - launch a counterattack on American forces near Carentan. (13. June 1944)

World War II: Germany launches a V1 Flying Bomb attack on England. Only four of the eleven bombs actually hit their targets. (13. June 1944)

Catalina affair: a Swedish Douglas DC-3 is shot down by a Soviet MiG-15 fighter. (13. June 1952)

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