Historical Events In June - 08
Saturday, 28 March 2020
2005 On this day in history birth of Irene Urdangarin, granddaughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain
2007 The Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully launched on mission STS-117 on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history a bus bombing in Pakistan kills 18 and injures 35 people
2013 Serena Williams defeats Maria Sharapova to win the French Open in tennis on this day in history.
2014 Peng Shuai of China and Hsieh Su-wei win the women's tennis doubles at the French Open on June - 08.
2017 Ex-FBI chief James Comey testifies to a US Senate committee that US President Donald Trump told "lies plain and simple" on June - 08.
2017 UN states Islamic State forces have shot and killed hundreds of fleeing civilians during battle for Mosul, Iraq in past two weeks on this day in history.
2017 British General Election results in a hung parliament, Prime Minster Theresa May and the Conservative party lose their majority on this day in history.
2017 US prisoner Richard Anthony Jones freed after 17 years in Roeland Park, Kansas when his lookalike discovered on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history nBA Finals: Golden State Warriors win their 3rd title in 4 years with a 108-85 over the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 4-nil sweep. Kevin Durant MVP
2018 WhatsApp rumours of child kidnappers in India prompt two men to be beaten to death by a mob in Karbi Angong district, Assam on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history iMF agrees to lend Argentina up to 50 billion dollars
2018 On June - 08 world's most powerful supercomputer, Summit, can process 200,000 trillion calculations per second, launched at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, by IBM and NVidia
2018 On this day in history the 44th G7 summit is held in Canada. President Trump pushes for the reinstatement of the G8 (to include Russia). He also proposes the elimination of tariffs.