On This Day

What Happened in June 2019 (Part 2)

Historical Events

  • Jun 25 Mirazur on the French Riveria crowned the world's best restaurant at ceremony in Singapore
  • Jun 25 San Francisco is the first major US city to ban e-cigarettes
  • Jun 25 Stephanie Grisham appointed US White House press secretary and communications director

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Jun 26 Japanese animation film "Spirited Away" by Hayao Miyazaki is released in China and tops the box office, 18 years after its initial release

Animated filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki
Animated filmmaker
Hayao Miyazaki
  • Jun 26 Two US Florida towns pay hackers considerable ransom to unfreeze their computer systems; Riviera Beach $600,00 and Lake City $500,000
  • Jun 26 More than 5,000 smuggled turtles discovered in luggage at Kuala Lumpur Airport, Malaysia, bound for India
  • Jun 26 Highest ever June temperatures recorded in Germany (38.6C), Poland (38.2C) and the Czech Republic (38.9C) during week-long heatwave in Europe

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Jun 26 Former Gambian beauty queen Fatou "Toufah" Jallow says she was raped by former President Yahya Jammeh as part of a Human Rights Watch and Trial International report

Dictator and President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh
Dictator and President of Gambia
Yahya Jammeh
  • Jun 27 Chief Apple designer Jony Ive, designer of the iMac and the iPhone, announces he is leaving Apple after 30 years
  • Jun 27 US Supreme Court rules 2020 census cannot contain a question about citizenship in a 5-4 ruling
  • Jun 27 US Supreme Court rules the Constitution doesn't prohibit partisan gerrymandering, allowing a ruling party to redraw electoral boundaries
  • Jun 28 Highest-ever temperature recorded in France 45.9C in Gallargues-le-Montueux, southern France
  • Jun 28 The EU and South American trade bloc Mercosur agree historic trade deal, the EU's biggest to date
  • Jun 28 3,400 year old Bronze Age palace from the Mittani Empire uncovered on the banks of the Tigris River, due to lack of rainfall dropping the water level in the Mosul Dam reservoir

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 30 President Donald Trump becomes first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea in the Korean Demilitarized Zone meeting Kim Jong Un

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Jun 30 Large protests in Khartoum, Sudan, against continuing military rule, kill seven and injure 181

Music concertMusic Concert

Jun 30 The Killers headline the Gastonbury Music festival with Kylie Minogue playing the Pyramid stage 14 years after cancer forced her to cancel

Pop Star & Singer Kylie Minogue
Pop Star & Singer
Kylie Minogue
  • Jun 30 New York marks 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising sparked the modern gay rights movement with huge pride marches

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Jun 30 Brooklyn Nets load up on elite NBA talent on first day of free agency; sign Kevin Durant from Golden State, Kyrie Irving from Boston and DeAndre Jordan from NY Knicks

NBA Player Kyrie Irving
NBA Player
Kyrie Irving
  • Jun 30 US Open Senior Men's Golf, Warren GC: Steve Stricker wins his second Champions Tour major of the year by 6 strokes from David Toms and Jerry Kelly

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