Historical Events on June 7 (Part 2)

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  • 1998 52nd Tony Awards: "The Lion King" and '"Art" win
  • 1998 97th Men's French Open: Carlos Moya beats Alex Corretja (6-3, 7-5, 6-3)

Sport awardTennis Open

1998 97th Women's French Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Monica Seles (7-6, 0-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • 2001 Tony Blair's Labour Party wins another landslide victory in the General Election
  • 2001 BP announces that it will build a new $600-million platform offshore Trinidad that is expected to double the company's production of natural gas there by 2004
  • 2003 135th Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Empire Maker wins in 2:28.26
  • 2004 Stanley Cup: Tampa Bay Lightning defeat Calgary Flames 4-3
  • 2006 British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.
  • 2008 140th Belmont: Alan Garcia aboard Da Tara wins in 2:29.65
  • 2009 63rd Tony Awards: Billy Elliot the Musical & God of Carnage win

Sport awardTennis Open

2009 108th Men's French Open: Roger Federer beats Robin Soderling (6-1, 7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • 2009 108th Women's French Open: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Dinara Safina (6-4, 6-2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012 16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London

  • 2012 Credit rating agency Fitch downgrades Spain's credit rating to BBB in the wake of international bailout speculation
  • 2012 A bus falls into a ravine in La Paz, Bolivia, killing 16 and injuring 32 people
  • 2013 42 people are killed and 30 are injured after a bus catches fire in Xiamen, China
  • 2013 18 people are killed and 14 are injured after a bus plunges off a mountain road in Himachel Pradesh, India
  • 2013 NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 games to 0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 Maria Sharapova wins the French Open women's tennis singles

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • 2014 146th Belmont: Joel Rosario aboard Tonalist wins in 2:28.52
  • 2015 69th Tony Awards: "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" and "Fun Home" win 5 awards

Sport awardTennis Open

2015 114th Men's French Open: Stan Wawrinka beats Novak Đoković (4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4)

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • 2015 -8 41st G7 summit held in Schloss Elmau, Bavaria
  • 2016 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", a play written by by Jack Thorne with JK Rowling, premieres in London
  • 2016 Car bomb attack on a police bus in central Istanbul kills 11