On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

Beyoncé and Jay-Z release their joint album "Everything is Love"

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles
Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • Two suicide bombers attack Damboa in Borno state, Nigeria, killing at least 31 people
  • World Cup: Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology is used for the first time, awarding France a penalty in 2-1 win over Australia in Kazan

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Ritchie, Scottish ultrarunner who set a world record, running 100 miles in 11:51:11 in 1979, dies of health complications at 73