What Happened on June 23, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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Amy Schumer announces her first world tour during a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden

Comedian Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer
  • Ceasefire agreement signed between Colombian government and Farc rebels - ending more than 50 years of conflict
  • Led Zeppelin cleared of stealing riff from "Stairway to Heaven" from band Spirit in a Los Angeles court
  • Storms and widespread flooding in West Virginia leave at least 24 dead
  • United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union in their "Brexit" referundum

Famous Divorces

  • Actress and singer Mandy Moore and singer-songwriter Ryan Adams divorce after 7 years

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Stanley, American bluegrass musician, dies at 89