Historical Events for June 1996

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1st - Sony does not renew lease on megatron in Times Square
1st - Woody Harrelson is arrested in Lee County, Kentucky, after he symbolically planted four hemp seeds to challenge the state law which did not distinguish between industrial hemp and marijuana
2nd - 50th Tony Awards: Master Class & Rent win
2nd - 51st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam
2nd - 9th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
5th - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Memphis, TN, on WMFS 92.9 FM
7th - Julia & Noah wed on "All My Children"
8th - 128th Belmont: Rene Douglas aboard Editor's Note wins in 2:28.96
8th - 66th French Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats A S Vicario (6-3, 6-7, 10-8)
8th - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
8th - Dean Jones takes career-best 5-112 for Derbyshire v Hampshire
Tennis Player Steffi GrafTennis Player Steffi Graf 8th - Lloyd & Titchard complete 358 stand for 4th wkt Lancs v Essex
8th - PBA National Championship Won by Butch Soper
8th - Panama becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
8th - Revival of the legendary procession of Lady Godiva (Godgifu) naked through Coventry, England
9th - 66th French Mens Tennis: Yevgeny Kafelnikov beats M Stich (76, 75, 76)
9th - Michelle McGann wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
9th - Sunday League cricket game Kent 6-314 overhaul Leicestershire's 4-311
10th - 30th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson
10th - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toledo OH on WBUZ 106.5 FM
10th - Intel releases 200 mhz pentium chip
10th - Stanley Cup: Colo Avalanche sweep Florida Panthers in 4 games
10th - Colo Avalanche sweeps Fla Panthers by winning 1-0 in 6 periods
11th - Bob Dole, (Sen-R-KS), resigns from US senate to run for president
12th - 3 Phila Fed Court judges overturn US indecency ban on internet
12th - Marge Schott gives up day-to-day operations because of her numerous insensitive comments about Adolf Hitler, working women & Asians
13th - Freeman in Montana give up to FBI after 81 days
13th - The Montana Freemen surrender after an 81-day standoff with FBI agents.
14th - "Cable Guy" starring Jim Carrey is released
14th - Karl Krikken out handled the ball for Derbyshire v Indians
15th - IRA bomb in Manchester wrecks city centre at 11.17am, injuring 200
16th - 1st competitive game played on turf in Holland (in third grade)
16th - 50th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Seat Supersonic, 4 games to 2
16th - 96th US Golf Open: Steve Jones shoots a 278 wins at Oakland Hills CC
16th - Liselotte Neumann wins First Bank Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic
17th - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Syracuse NY on WAQX 95.7 FM
Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist Ted KaczynskiSerial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist Ted Kaczynski 18th - Ted Kaczynski, suspected of being the Unabomber, is indicted on ten criminal counts.
20th - Space Shuttle STS 78 (Columbia 20), launches into space
22nd - 29th Curtis Cup: Great Britain & Ireland wins 11-6
22nd - Michael Moorer beats Axel Shultz in 11 for IBF heavyweight boxing title
22nd - Saurav Ganguly scores 131 at Lord's on Test cricket debut
23rd - "Tartuffe: Born Again" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 29 perfs
23rd - Dottie Pepper wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
23rd - Nintendo 64 goes on sale in Japan
23rd - Archbishop Tutu retires as Archbishop of Cape Town and head of the Anglican Church in South Africa
World Boxing Champion Michael MoorerWorld Boxing Champion Michael Moorer 25th - The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.
26th - Irish Journalist Veronica Guerin is shot in her car while in traffic in the outskirts of Dublin
28th - "Nutty Professor" starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA
28th - The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
29th - Andrea Leah Plummer, of Tennessee, crowned 39th America's Junior Miss
29th - Superman's Action Comic #1 (1938) auctioned at Sotheby at $61,900
30th - "Buried Child" closes at Brook Atkinson Theater NYC after 77 perfs
30th - "Moon Over Buffalo" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 308 perfs
Actor Eddie MurphyActor Eddie Murphy 30th - "State Fair" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 118 performances
30th - Caroline Frolic (Miss Ontario), crowned Miss Renaissance USA
30th - Dottie Pepper wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic

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