On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British political candidates announce their bids for leader of Conservative party, including Theresa May and Michael Gove, Boris Johnson rules himself out

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Ikea Museum opens in the former very first Ikea store in Ă„lmhult, Sweden

Entrepreneur and Founder of IKEA Ingvar Kamprad
Entrepreneur and Founder of IKEA
Ingvar Kamprad

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey Hill, English poet, dies at 84