The People's Republic of China and Taiwan agree to regular civil aviation flights across the Taiwan Strait for the first time since 1949 with flights limited to weekend charters. //www.guardian.co.uk/business/feedarticle/7582549 (Reuters via "The Guardian")
At least 40 people are injured on Sagar Island in the Ganges delta in clashes between supporters of the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and local Muslim villagers. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7452132.stm (BBC News)
In Northern Ireland, the four main political parties begins talks on restoring self-government.
President of Turkey Turgut Özal appoints Mesut Yılmaz as Prime Minister of Turkey, replacing Yıldırım Akbulut, who had resigned.
End of voting in the Indian general election. The Indian National Congress wins the most seats but fails to secure a majority. On June 21, Congress leader P. V. Narasimha Rao becomes Prime Minister of India
U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning, instead of acute gastrointestinal illness no trace of arsenic is found.
In the Philippines, Mount Pinatubo erupts in the second largest terrestrial eruption of the 20th century the final death toll tops 800.
In Hungary, a most devastating tornado called Wildkansas struck, and left a 500-1500m wide and 70 km long path of destruction, landed at Bia, and after 3 hours it ended near Vác, destroyed a village called Páty completely, and left many people homless, killed 9 people, and 50 people got wounded. This was one of the strongest tornadoes ever not only in Hungary but in Europe also. It was estimated to be an F4.
Wednesday, June 13, 1923
President Li of China abandons his residence because a warlord has commanded forces to surround the mansion and cut off its water and electric supplies, in order to force him to abandon his post.
Wednesday, June 13, 1917
WWI: The first major German bombing raid on London leaves 162 dead and 432 injured.