Today is Thursday, June 13, the 164th day of 2019. There are 201 days left in the year.
On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v. Arizona that criminal suspects had to be informed of their constitutional right to consult with an attorney and to remain silent.
On this date:
In 1842, Queen Victoria became the first British monarch to ride on a train, traveling from Slough Railway Station to Paddington in 25 minutes.
In 1927, aviation hero Charles Lindbergh was honored with a ticker-tape parade in New York City.
In 1942, a four-man Nazi sabotage team arrived on Long Island, New York, three days before a second four-man team landed in Florida. (All eight men were arrested after two members of the first group defected.)
In 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
In 1977, James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was recaptured following his escape three days earlier from a Tennessee prison.
In 1978, the movie musical "Grease," starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, had its world premiere in New York.
In 1997, a jury voted unanimously to give Timothy McVeigh the death penalty for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.
Today's birthdays: Magician Siegfried (Siegfried & Roy) is 80. Actor Malcolm McDowell is 76. Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is 75. Actor Stellan Skarsgard is 68. Comedian Tim Allen is 66. Actress Ally Sheedy is 57. Country singer Susan Haynes is 47. Actor Steve-O is 45. Actor Chris Evans is 38. Actress Sarah Schaub is 36. Singer Raz B is 34. Actress Kat Dennings is 33. Actress Ashley Olsen is 33. Actress Mary-Kate Olsen is 33.