On this day: June 13

Published On: Jun 11 2013 12:43:07 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Beatles score their last No. 1 hit in America, the New York Times begins printing the Pentagon Papers, Pioneer 10 bids adieu to the Solar System, and Michael Jackson is found not guilty, all on this day.

OTD June 13 - V-1 Flying Bomb
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1944: The first V-1 flying bomb hits England. The use of the bombs, an early pulse-jet-powered predecessor of the cruise missile, was in response to the successful Allied landing at Normandy a week earlier. Eight civilians were killed by the bomb, which struck next to a railway bridge.

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