On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Mexican-American boxer Andy Ruiz Jr produces a huge upset when he stops English champion Anthony Joshua in 7 at Madison Square Garden; wins IBF, WBO, IBO and WBA world heavyweight titles
  • Price of a movie ticket rises in Japan for the first time in 26 years from ¥1,800 to ¥1,900, while some cinemas keep the price the same
  • UEFA Champions League Final, Madrid: Liverpool beats Tottenham, 2-0 for Reds' 6th title

Famous Deaths

  • José Antonio Reyes, Spanish soccer left wing (Spain 21 caps; Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Arsenal), dies in a car crash at 35