On This Day, June 13

By | June 13, 2019
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Benjie Paras | Image Credit: creative commons

 

On this day, June 13, in 1993, Benjie Paras returns to the Shell lineup and played his first game in the 1993 PBA season. The Tower of Power wanted out of his team before the season started and has expressed his desire to play for Shell’s rival Ginebra San Miguel.

2010

On this day, June 13, in 2010, 21 people were killed and 26 were injured after a tourist bus plunged off a ravine along the Trans-Central Highway in Balamban, Cebu.

All of the victims, except for the driver of the bus, were Iranian medical students and doctors. They were headed to a resort in Tuburan town when the bus, which was traveling at high speed, lost its brakes and before plunging into the ravine.

An investigation later revealed that the bus was not accredited by Department of Tourism and that it passed the highway despite a [email protected]

1966

On this day, June 13, in 1966, the Miranda Decision was handed down by the United States Supreme Court. The 5-4 decision regarded the rights of individuals to remain silent because “…anything you say, can and will be used against you in a court of law.” It held that the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States “required warnings before valid statements could be taken by police.”

This US jurisprudence is enshrined in the Philippine Constitution under the Bill of Rights.

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