This Day in History for 6th June (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 226 of 226

1993 - 63rd French Mens Tennis: S Bruguera beats Jim Courier (64 26 62 36 63)
1993 - 6th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
1993 - Jane Geddes wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
1993 - Punsalmaagiyn Otsjirbat recognized as president of Mongolia
1993 - Ramiro de Leon Carpio elected pres of Guatemala
1994 - 28th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Ray Stevens
1994 - 6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia (about 1000 killed)
1994 - Brian Lara scores 501 not out for Warwickshire vs Durham
1994 - CD-councillor H Selhorst arrested for hard-drugs trade
1994 - Cricketer Brian Lara hits record 501 not out/390 runs in 1 day
1994 - Tupolev-154M crashes at Xian China, 160 killed
1994 - Warwickshire score 4 for 810 declared against Durham
1998 - 130th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Victory Gallop wins in 2:29
1998 - 68th French Womens Tennis:
1999 - 53rd Tony Awards: Fosse & Side Man win
1999 - In Australian Rules Football, Tony Lockett breaks the record for career goals, previously 1299 by Gordon Coventry and which had stood since 1937.
1999 - At the Putim maximum security prison in Brazil, 345 prisoners run from the main gate in the largest jailbreak in Brazilian history, marking the 10th escape for the three-year-old facility. In the ensuing manhunt, two fugitives are killed and five innocent bystanders are accidentally jailed.
2002 - Eastern Mediterranean Event. A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Libya. The resulting explosion is estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, slightly more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.
2004 - 58th Tony Awards: Avenue Q & I Am My Own Wife win
2004 - Tamil is established as a Classical language by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.
2005 - The United States Supreme Court votes to ban medical marijuana in Gonzales v. Raich.
2009 - 141st Belmont: Kent Desormeaux aboard Summer Bird wins in 2:27.54
2012 - Transit of Venus (between Earth & Sun) occurs
2012 - The Solar Impulse completes the world's first intercontinental flight powered by the sun
Singer Carrie UnderwoodSinger Carrie Underwood 2012 - 46th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Luke Bryan wins
2013 - Kevin Barry's City of Bohane wins the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 235 of 235

1972 - Marko Kiprusoff, Turku FIN, NHL defenseman (Team Finland, Montreal)
1972 - Cristina Scabbia, Italian singer (Lacuna Coil)
1973 - Ashfaq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan pace bowler 1993-)
1973 - Jamie Wilson, tackle (Carolina Panthers)
1973 - Jon Hesse, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1973 - Olindo Mare, kicker (Miami Dolphins)
1973 - Kat Swift, American politician (Green Party)
1974 - Brooke Wilkins, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1974 - Patrick Hape, tight end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 - Danny Strong, American actor
1974 - Sonya Walger, British actress
1975 - Niklas Sundstrom, Ornskoldsvik Swe, NHL left wing (NY Rangers)
1975 - Staci Keanan, [Anastasia Love Sagorsky], actress (Nicole-My 2 Dads)
1975 - Cheer Chen, Taiwanese singer and musician
1975 - Nina Kaczorowski, American actress
1976 - Lukas Hass, actor (Mars Attacks, Lady in White, Witness, Music Box)
1976 - Melanie Sibetang, Miss Northern Marianas Universe (1997)
1976 - aKido, Canadian musician
1976 - Geoff Rowley, British skateboarder
1977 - David Connolly, Irish footballer
1977 - Bryn Williams, Welsh chef
1978 - Carl BarĂ¢t, English musician (The Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things)
1978 - Judith Barsi, American actress (d. 1988)
1978 - Mariana Popova, Bulgarian singer
1979 - Summer Newman, Miss Georgia Teen USA (1996)
1980 - Matt Belisle, American baseball player
1980 - Martin Devaney, English footballer
1981 - Johnny Pacar, American film actor
1983 - Gemma Bissix, British actress
1984 - Noor Sabri, Iraqi footballplayer
1984 - Shannon Stewart, American model
1985 - Drew Galloway, Scottish professional wrestler
1987 - Kyle Falconer, Scottish musician
1987 - Rubin Okotie, Austrian footballer
Actor Daniel LoganActor Daniel Logan (1987) 1987 - Daniel Logan, Auckland, New Zealand actor (Boba Fett-Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

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