On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "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
  • 20 people are killed by a series of car bombings across Iraq

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Merion GC: Englishman Justin Rose wins his first major title, 2 strokes ahead of runners-up Jason Day and Phil Mickelson

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Hass, Austrian diving pioneer, dies at 94