On This Day

June 2, 2015 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 100 volunteers in Bhutan set a world record for tree planting - 49,672 in 1 hour
  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces his resignation, 5 days after his re-election, amid FIFA's involvement in a bribery scandal
  • US Congress passes new legislation to reform National Security Agency procedures, restricting gathering of phone records

Deaths in History

  • Irwin Rose, American biologist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 2004), dies at 88
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