Historical Events on July 6 (Part 2)

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Sport awardTennis Open

2003 117th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats M Philippoussis (7-6 6-2 7-6)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • 2006 The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years
  • 2008 115th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Serena Williams (7-5 6-4)
  • 2008 122nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (6-4 6-4 6-7 6-7 9-7)
  • 2009 Jadranka Kosor became first female prime minister of Croatia

Music releaseAlbum Release

2010 Brandon Boyd announces the release of his debut solo album, "The Wild Trapeze"

Musician Brandon Boyd
Musician
Brandon Boyd
  • 2012 Gunmen kill 18 people in Turbat, Pakistan
  • 2013 42 people are killed in an attack on a boarding school in Mamudo, Nigeria
  • 2013 14 people are killed after a train runs over a rickshaw in Sheikhupura, Pakistan
  • 2013 42 people are killed and 5 missing after a freight train carrying crude oil derailed and set of fires in Lac-Megantic, Quebec
  • 2013 3 people are killed and 181 are injured after a Boeing 777 crash lands at San Francisco Airport
  • 2013 Bob and Mike Bryan defeat Ivan Dogic and Marcelo Melo to win the men's doubles tennis final at Wimbledon
  • 2013 The British Lions defeat Australia 41-16 to win their first rugby Test series since 1997
  • 2013 120th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Marion Bartoli beats Sabine Lisicki (6-1 6-4)
  • 2014 Israeli Air Force strike kills 7 Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip
  • 2014 128th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer (6-7 6-4 7-6 5-7 6-4)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 Floyd Mayweather Jr. is stripped of his WBO welterweight boxing title after failing to pay his $200,000 & vacate his light middleweight title

  • 2016 South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to 6 years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016 Chilcot Report, UK's Iraqi War Inquiry released; concludes Tony Blair overstated case for war and was unpreparaed

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair
  • 2016 African American Alton Sterling is shot by Louisiana police in Baton Rouge, while being restrained on the ground, the killing is filmed
  • 2016 African American Philando Castile is shot by police in St Paul, Minnesota after being pulled over for a broken rear light, killing is filmed
  • 2016 Pokémon Go, the real-world mobile game by Niantic, is first released
  • 2017 Sri Lankan government confirms outbreak of dengue fever has killed at least 227
  • 2017 Illinois State Senate votes to override Governor Bruce Rauner's veto to approve 1st budget in more than two years, longest-lasting such dispute of any state
  • 2017 France announces it will ban petrol and diesel cars by 2040