Historical Events on June 16 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 215 of 215

  • 1999 Thabo Mbeki is elected 2nd President of a democratic South Africa
  • 2000 Israel complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Sheba Farms.

Sport awardGolf Major

2002 102nd US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 277 at Bethpage State Park NY

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2010 Cam Neely is named President of his former team, the Boston Bruins

NHL Star Cam Neely
NHL Star
Cam Neely
  • 2012 32 people are killed by a car bomb in Baghdad
  • 2012 Coca-Cola begins business in Myanmar after 60 years
  • 2012 A collapse of a stage at a Toronto Radiohead concert kills one person
  • 2012 30 people are killed and 15 injured after a bus falls into a gorge in Osmanabad, India
  • 2013 20 people are killed by a series of car bombings across Iraq
  • 2013 113rd US Golf Open: Justin Rose shoots a 281 at the Merion Golf Club, PA
  • 2013 "Despicable Me 2" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carrel and Kristen Wiig premieres at the Champs-Elysées Film Festival
  • 2015 69th NBA Championship: Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers, 4 games to 2
  • 2016 British MP (L) Jo Cox is shot and killed outside her constituency surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire
  • 2016 Philadelphia is the first US state to pass a tax on sweetened drinks