This Day in History: Friday the 13th

Nations divvying up China’s territory.

This Friday the 13th has a lot packed into it. Today, we have a prize day and graduation to celebrate, but This Day in History…


The Boxer Rebellion began in China, near the end of the Qing dynasty, pitting one nation against eight in a brutal one-sided confrontation. (1900)


Miranda v. Arizona: Police must advise arrested suspects on their rights. (1966) Another legal breakthrough, the first African American, Thurgood Marshall, was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. (1967)


Pioneer 10, in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system.


Kim Jong Il and South Korean president Kim Dae Jung had their first meeting.