What Happened on June 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 50th Tony Awards: Master Class & Rent win
  • 51st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam
  • 9th Children's Miracle Network Telethon

Famous Deaths

  • Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)
  • John Alton, cinematographer, dies at 94
  • Leon Garield, writer, dies at 74
  • Peter Bird, ocean rower, dies at 49