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 - 14th Amendment
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1866: The U.S. Congress approves the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The amendment, guaranteeing African-Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law, would be ratified on July 9, 1868.

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