On This Day

Historical Events on June 16 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 211 of 211

  • 2016 Philadelphia is the first US city to pass a tax on sweetened drinks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 US President Donald Trump reinstates Cuban travel and business restrictions after they were loosened by President Obama

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2017 Amazon announces it is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
  • 2018 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
  • 2018 Two suicide bombers attack Damboa in Borno state, Nigeria, killing at least 31 people

Music releaseAlbum Release

2018 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

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2019 Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admits to misuse of state funds in court

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • 2019 Massive unprecedented power cut affects all of Argentina and Uruguay and parts of Paraguay
  • 2019 India imposes retaliatory tariffs on 28 US goods
  • 2019 US Open Men's Golf, Pebble Beach GL: American Gary Woodland claims his first major title with a 3 stroke victory over defending champion Brooks Koepka
  • 2019 Three suicide bomb attacks kill 30 people in Konduga, north east Nigeria