What Happened on June 12, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 70th Tony Awards: "Hamilton" wins 11 awards after record 16 nominations
  • Gunman claiming allegiance to the Islamic State opens fire at gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49, injuring 53 - worst mass shooting in the US

Famous Deaths

  • George V. Voinovich, US politician (R), Senator and Governor of Ohio, dies at 79