What Happened on June 23, 2016

Historical Events

Film & TV History

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

Britain Votes for Brexit

Brexit referendum: United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union

  • Ceasefire agreement signed between Colombian government and Farc rebels - ending more than 50 years of conflict
  • Los Angeles court decision clears Led Zeppelin of stealing riff from "Stairway to Heaven" from band Spirit
  • NBA Draft: LSU point guard Ben Simmons first pick by Philadelphia 76ers
  • Storms and widespread flooding in West Virginia leave at least 24 dead

Famous Divorces

Mandy Moore

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

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Stanley, American bluegrass musician, dies at 89
2016 Highlights

About June 23, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • UK #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla