What Happened on June 22, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 29th Curtis Cup: Great Britain & Ireland wins 11-6

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Michael Moorer beats Axel Shultz in 11 for IBF heavyweight boxing title

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer
  • Saurav Ganguly scores 131 at Lord's on Test cricket debut

Famous Weddings

  • "Full House" actress Candace Cameron (20) weds Montreal Canadiens hockey player Valeri Bure (22) at the Church of the Valle in Van Nuys, California

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur "T-Boy" Ross, American songwriter, brother of Diana, found murdered at 47
  • James Leander "Leo" Nichols, honorary consul, dies at 65
  • Ray Lindwall, cricketer (228 wkts 61 Tests for Australia), dies at 74
  • Salah Abou Seif, film director, dies at 81
  • Tertius Metcalf, businessman, dies at 63