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June 16, 2017 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Amazon announces it is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Deaths in History


Person of interestHelmut Kohl

Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), dies at 87

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl