Historical Events on June 15 (Part 2)

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  • 1991 Carolyn Tanny & Bob Trischel wed
  • 1991 Climactic eruption of the Mount Pinatubo volcano in the Philippines, the second-largest volcanic eruption on Earth of the 20th century
  • 1991 Birth of the first federal political party in Canada that supports Quebec nationalism, le Bloc Québécois
  • 1992 1st Berlin Air Show in 60 years
  • 1992 Erie Sailors (Fla Marlin farm team) 1st game beat Jamestown 6-5 in 13
  • 1992 Ghana Airways inaugurates flights to JFK Airport (NYC)
  • 1992 Jeff Reardon breaks Rollie Fingers' save record with #342
  • 1992 Dan Quayle, relying on faulty card, erroneously instructs Trenton NJ, elementary student to spell "potato," "potatoe" during spelling bee
  • 1994 Disney's animated musical film "The Lion King" opens in theaters with $42 million
  • 1994 NY Giants cut quarterback Phil Simms
  • 1995 "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" opens at Plymouth NYC for 55 performances
  • 1995 Mark Ilott takes 9-19 incl all lbw hat-trick, Essex v Northants
  • 1995 Northants all out 46 v Essex & wins game next day
  • 1996 IRA bomb in Manchester wrecks city centre at 11.17am, injuring 200
  • 1997 "Little Foxes" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1997 97th US Golf Open: Ernie Els shoots a 276 Congressional CC Bethesda Md

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1997 British model Naomi Campbell hospitalized due to drug overdose

Supermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell
Supermodel & Actress
Naomi Campbell
  • 1997 Danielle Ammaccapane wins Edina Realty LPGA Classic
  • 1998 32nd Music City News Country Awards: Neal McCoy, Lorrie Morgan & Billy Ray Cyrus wins
  • 2001 55th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 1
  • 2001 ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum sign a letter of intent for a natural gas to liquids (GTL) project that would be the largest in the world
  • 2002 Near earth asteroid 2002 MN missed the Earth by 75,000 miles (120,000 km), about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon
  • 2003 57th NBA Championship: San Antonio Spurs beat New Jersey Nets, 4 games to 2
  • 2003 103rd US Golf Open: Jim Furyk shoots a 272 at Olympia Fields CC IL
  • 2004 58th NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 1

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2005 "Batman Begins", directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Katie Holmes goes on wide release

  • 2008 62nd Tony Awards: In the Heights & August: Osage County win
  • 2011 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins defeat Vancouver Canucks 4-3
  • 2012 Apple I computer sells for a record $374,500
  • 2012 Five Dutch banks, including ING, receive credit rating downgrades of one or two notches
  • 2014 Juan Manuel Santos is reelected President of Columbia
  • 2014 114th US Golf Open: Martin Kaymer shoots a 271 at Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina
  • 2014 68th NBA Championship: San Antonio Spurs beat Miami Heat, 4 games to 1

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2015 Jeb Bush, Governor of Florida, announces he will run for the US Presidency in Miami

US Governor Jeb Bush
US Governor
Jeb Bush
  • 2015 Remains of a 2,000 year old women dubbed "the sleeping beauty" are announced discovered in Northern Ethiopia from ancient kingdom of Aksum
  • 2015 800 year anniversary of "the birthplace of modern democracy", the signing of the Magna Carta by King John at Runymede, England

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2015 Real estate mogul Donald Trump launches his campaign for US President

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2015 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2

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2017 Scotland Yard launches criminal inquiry and British Prime Minister Theresa May announces a public inquiry a day after the Grenfell Tower fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • 2017 New record set for price of a parking lot in Hong Kong - $664,000
  • 2017 Rebel Wilson win defamation case against Bauer Media at The Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne