June 2013 in history

June 2013 events chronologically

Jun 3 The trial of United States Army private Chelsea Manning for leaking classified material to WikiLeaks begins in Fort Meade, Maryland
Jun 8 The Wedding of Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Christopher O'Neill takes place in Stockholm, Sweden
Jun 23 Nik Wallenda becomes the first man to successfully walk across the Grand Canyon on a tight rope
Jun 24 Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is found guilty of abusing his power and having sex with an underage prostitute, and is sentenced to seven years in prison
Jun 25 Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani becomes the 8th Emir of Qatar
Jun 26 Riots in China's Xinjiang region kill at least 36 people and injuring 21 others
Jun 26 Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani became Prime Minister of Qatar

Top 7 most famous people died in June 2013

Jun 6 Esther Williams an American competitive swimmer and actress.
Jun 7 Pierre Mauroy a French Socialist politician who was Prime Minister of France from 1981 to 1984 under President François Mitterrand. Mauroy also served as Mayor of Lille from 1973 to 2001. At the time of his death Mauroy was the emeritus mayor of the city of Lille. He died from complications of lung cancer on June 7, 2013 at the age of 84
Jun 7 Richard Ramirez an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar. His highly publicized home invasion crime spree terrorized the residents of the greater Los Angeles area, and later the residents of the San Francisco area, from June 1984 until August 1985. Prior to his capture, Ramirez was dubbed the "Night Stalker" by the news media. He used a wide variety of weapons, including handguns, knives, a machete, a tire iron, and a hammer. Ramirez, who was an avowed Satanist, never expressed any remorse for his crimes. The judge who upheld his thirteen death sentences remarked that Ramirez's deeds exhibited "cruelty, callousness, and viciousness beyond any human understanding". Ramirez died of complications from B-cell lymphoma while awaiting execution on California's death row
Jun 9 Iain Banks a Scottish author. He wrote mainstream fiction under the name Iain Banks, and science fiction as Iain Banks, including the initial of his adopted middle name Menzies
Jun 11 Robert Fogel an American economic historian and scientist, and winner of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. As of his death, he was the Charles Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions and director of the Center for Population Economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. He is best known as a leading advocate of New economic history or cliometrics—the use of quantitative methods in history
Jun 19 James Gandolfini an American actor and producer.
Jun 23 Richard Matheson an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He may be known best as the author of I Am Legend, a 1954 horror novel that has been adapted for the screen four times, although six more of his novels or short stories have been adapted as major motion pictures: The Shrinking Man, Hell House, What Dreams May Come, Bid Time Return , A Stir of Echoes and Button, Button. Matheson also wrote numerous television episodes of The Twilight Zone for Rod Serling, including "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" and "Steel". He later adapted his 1971 short story "Duel" as a screenplay which was promptly directed by a young Steven Spielberg, for the television movie of the same name