Historical Events on June 6 (Part 2)

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  • 1992 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
  • 1992 Ben Vereen suffers injuries when hit by a car

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1992 NY Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • 1992 WLAF World Bowl 2: Sacramento beats Orlando 21-17 (Montreal)
  • 1993 47th Tony Awards: Angels in America & Kiss of the Spider Woman win
  • 1993 6th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
  • 1993 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • 1993 Punsalmaagiyn Otsjirbat recognized as president of Mongolia
  • 1993 Ramiro de Leon Carpio elected President of Guatemala
  • 1993 92nd Men's French Open: Sergi Bruguera beats Jim Courier (6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)

Sport awardTennis Open

1993 92nd Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Mary Joe Fernandez (4-6, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • 1994 28th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Ray Stevens
  • 1994 6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia (about 1000 killed)
  • 1994 Brian Lara scores 501 not out for Warwickshire vs Durham
  • 1994 CD-councillor H Selhorst arrested for hard-drugs trade
  • 1994 Cricketer Brian Lara hits record 501 not out/390 runs in 1 day
  • 1994 Tupolev-154M crashes at Xian China, 160 killed
  • 1994 Warwickshire score 4 for 810 declared against Durham
  • 1998 130th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Victory Gallop wins in 2:29

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1998 TV sitcom "Sex and the City" premieres in the US on HBO, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon

  • 1999 In Australian Rules Football, Tony Lockett breaks the record for career goals, previously 1299 by Gordon Coventry and which had stood since 1937.
  • 1999 Largest jailbreak in Brazilian history at the Putim maximum security prison in Brazil, 345 prisoners run from the main gate. In the ensuing manhunt, two fugitives are killed and five innocent bystanders are accidentally jailed.
  • 1999 53rd Tony Awards: Fosse & Side Man win

Sport awardTennis Open

1999 98th Men's French Open: Andre Agassi beats Andrei Medvedev (1-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • 1999 98th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Hingis (4-6, 7-5, 6-2)
  • 2002 A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Libya. Resulting explosion estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.

Film release premierFilm Premier

2002 "Jason Bourne", directed by Doug Liman and starring Matt Damon premieres in the US

Actor Matt Damon
Matt Damon
  • 2004 Tamil is established as a Classical language by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.
  • 2004 58th Tony Awards: Avenue Q & I Am My Own Wife win
  • 2004 103rd Men's French Open: Gaston Gaudio beats Guillermo Coria (0-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 8-6)
  • 2004 103rd Women's French Open: Anastasia Myskina beats Elena Dementieva (6-1, 6-2)
  • 2005 The United States Supreme Court votes to ban medical marijuana in Gonzales v. Raich.
  • 2007 Stanley Cup: first time winners Anaheim Ducks defeat Ottawa Senators 4-1
  • 2009 141st Belmont: Kent Desormeaux aboard Summer Bird wins in 2:27.54

Sport awardTennis Open

2010 109th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Robin Soderling (6-4, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player Rafael Nadal
Tennis Player
Rafael Nadal
  • 2010 109th Women's French Open: Francesca Schiavone beats Samantha Stosur (6-4, 7-6)
  • 2010 56th British Academy Television Awards: "The Armstrong and Miller Show" Best Comedy, "Misfits" Best Drama
  • 2012 Transit of Venus (between Earth & Sun) occurs - last transit of 21st century
  • 2012 The Solar Impulse completes the world's first intercontinental flight powered by the sun

Music awardsMusic Awards

2012 46th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Luke Bryan wins

  • 2013 Kevin Barry's City of Bohane wins the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
  • 2015 Convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat break out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York

Sport awardTennis Open

2015 114th Women's French Open: Serena Williams beats Lucie Safarova (6-3, 6-7, 6-2)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • 2015 23rd UEFA Champions League Final: Barcelona beats Juventus 3-1 at Berlin
  • 2015 147th Belmont: Victor Espinoza aboard American Pharoah wins in 2:26.65, 1st horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown
  • 2015 236th Epsom Derby: Golden Horn ridden by Frankie Dettori wins