Historical Events on June 30 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 258 of 258

  • 1985 39 remaining hostages from Flight 847 are freed in Beirut
  • 1985 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • 1985 LA Dodger Pedro Gonzalez sets NL record of 15 HRs in June
  • 1986 Georgia sodomy law upheld by US Supreme Court (5-4)
  • 1987 Emmy 14th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 8th time
  • 1987 Patrik Sjoberg of Sweden set a new world record in high jump
  • 1987 The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $1 coin, known as the Loonie.
  • 1988 "Sledge Hammer!" last aires on ABC-TV
  • 1988 Brooklyn dedicates a bus depot honoring Jackie Gleason
  • 1988 Chicago agrees to build a new stadium so White Sox won't move to Fla
  • 1988 French archbishop Marcel Lefebvre is excommunicated by the Roman Catholic Church.
  • 1989 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Muzyczyny, Gdynia
  • 1989 US Attorney General Thornburgh orders Joseph Doherty deported to UK
  • 1989 Congressman Lukins found guilty of having sex with a 16 year old girl
  • 1989 NASA closes down tracking stations in Santiago, Chile & Guam
  • 1989 NY State Legislature passes Staten Island secession bill
  • 1989 Sudan suspends interim constitution following coup
  • 1990 East & West Germany merge their economies

Sport awardGolf Major

1991 37th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Meg Mallon

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • 1991 South Africa's Government repeals the 1913 Native Land Act, an important part of the system of Apartheid (Racially Based Land Measures Act)
  • 1992 1st pay bathrooms in US open: 25 cents (NYC)
  • 1992 Fidel Ramos installed as president of Philippines
  • 1992 Total solar eclipse in Uruguay (5m21s)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1992 Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1992 South African ANC President Nelson Mandela meets with UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at Dakar

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • 1993 "Les Miserables" opens at Point Theatre, Dublin
  • 1993 Richard Jacobs announces Chief Wahoo will go to Jacobs Field
  • 1994 Airbus A330 crash at Toulouse France (7 killed)
  • 1994 Giants outfielder Darren Lewis errors after record 392 flawless games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 Pre-trial hearings open in LA against OJ Simpson

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson
  • 1994 US Ice Skating Federation bars Tonya Harding for life

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1995 Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • 1995 Exxon signs a $15.2-billion deal to develop oil and gas fields near Russia's Sakhalin Island
  • 1996 "Buried Child" closes at Brook Atkinson Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • 1996 "Moon Over Buffalo" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • 1996 "State Fair" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 118 performances
  • 1996 Caroline Frolic (Miss Ontario), crowned Miss Renaissance USA
  • 1996 Dottie Pepper wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • 1996 UEFA European Championship: Germany defeat Czech Republic 2-1 in London
  • 1997 Leap Second to synchronize atomic clocks
  • 1998 Sega Channel, cable's 1st on-demand video game service, closes down
  • 2001 ENI of Italy signs a $550 million contract to develop Iran's Darquain field, expected to produce 160,000 barrels of petroleum per day
  • 2002 FIFA World Cup: Brazil beats Germany 2-0 for football's 17th World Cup in Yokohama

Film release premierFilm Release

2004 "Spider-Man 2" directed by Sam Raimi and starring Toby Maguire and Kirsten Dunst is released

Actress Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
  • 2005 Spain legalizes same-sex marriage.
  • 2007 A car crashes into Glasgow International Airport in Scotland, believed to be a terrorist attack.
  • 2009 Yemenia Flight 626 crashes off the coast of Moroni, Comoros killing 152 people and leaving 1 survivor
  • 2009 Turkey records its fastest contraction of 13.8% in the first quarter of 2009 compared to 2008, leading the country into recession; this is Turkey's biggest economic slump since 1945
  • 2012 30 people attending a funeral in Zamalka, Syria, are killed on a day that saw 83 civilian deaths
  • 2012 Mid-Atlantic storms in the United States kill 13 and leave millions without power in Ohio, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
  • 2012 Mohamed Morsi is sworn in as President of Egypt
  • 2013 30 people are killed after a fuel truck explodes in Kampala, Uganda
  • 2013 19 fire fighters are killed controlling a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona
  • 2014 Australian entertainer Rolf Harris is convicted of indecent assault in London, England
  • 2014 The corpses of the 3 Israeli teenagers kidnapped in the West Bank earlier in month are found
  • 2015 Hercules transporter plane crashes minutes after take-off in Medan, Indonesia killing 116
  • 2015 A man self-immolates aboard a Nozomi Shinkansen train & kills one other passenger in Japan
  • 2016 British political candidates announce their bids for leader of Conservative party, including Teresa May and Michael Gove, Boris Johnson rules himself out