Historical Events for June 2006
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3rd - The union of Serbia and Montenegro comes to an end with Montenegro's formal declaration of independence.
5th - Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
7th - British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.
9th - King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thialand celebrates the 1st of 3 national holidays to commemorate his 60 years on the throne.
10th - 138th Belmont: Fernando Jara aboard Jazil wins in 2:27.81
11th - 60th Tony Awards: Jersey Boys & The History Boys win
11th - 52nd LPGA Championship won by Se Ri Pak
11th - 105th French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6)
11th - 105th French Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Svetlana Kuznetsova (6-4, 6-4)
18th - The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat is launched.
18th - 106th US Golf Open: Geoff Ogilvy shoots a 285 at Winged Foot GC NY
19th - Prime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial "laying of the first stone" at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway.
Tennis Player Rafael Nadal 19th - Stanley Cup: first time winners Carolina Hurricanes defeat Edmonton Oilers 4-3
20th - 60th NBA Championship: Miami Heat beat Dallas Mavericks, 4 games to 2
21st - Pluto's newly discovered moons are officially named Nix & Hydra.
24th - "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest", directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Kiera Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland - becomes fastest film to gross over 1 billion
28th - The Republic of Montenegro was admitted as the 192nd Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264.
29th - Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush's plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law.