History of 6 June

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History of 6 June

  • 1993 – Mongolia held its first direct presidential elections.
  • 1993 – Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat wins the first presidential election in Mongolia.
  • 1994 – China Northwest Airlines Flight 2303 crashes near Xi’an, China, killing all 160 people on board.
  • 2002 – Eastern Mediterranean event. A near-Earth asteroid estimated at ten meters in diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Libya. The explosion is estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, slightly more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.
  • 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 – In Gonzales v. Raich, the United States Supreme Court upholds a federal law banning cannabis, including medical marijuana.
  • 2005 – The United States Supreme Court ruled that federal authorities could prosecute sick people who smoke marijuana on doctor’s orders. The ruling concluded that state medical marijuana laws did not protect uses from the federal ban on the drug.

Celebrating Birthday Today

  • 1981 – Luke Burt, Australian rugby league player
  • 1982 – Marian Oprea, Romanian triple jumper
  • 1983 – Michael Krohn-Dehli, Danish footballer
  • 1983 – Dennis Roady, American YouTube personality
  • 1983 – Joe Rokocoko, Fijian-New Zealand rugby player
  • 1985 – Drew Galloway, Scottish wrestler
  • 1985 – Martyn Irvine, Northern Irish cyclist
  • 1985 – Sebastian Larsson, Swedish footballer
  • 1985 – Nikolay Varbanov, Bulgarian basketball player
  • 1986 – Junichi Tazawa, Japanese-American baseball player
  • 1987 – Niklas Hjalmarsson, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1987 – Rory Kostjasyn, Australian-Irish rugby league player
  • 1987 – Rubin Okotie, Austrian footballer
  • 1988 – Maria Alyokhina, Russian singer and activist
  • 1988 – Ryan Brathwaite, Barbadian hurdler
  • 1988 – Israel Dagg, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1989 – Paula Brancati, Canadian actress
  • 1989 – Darcy Lussick, Australian rugby league player
  • 1989 – Paweł Wojciechowski, Polish pole vaulter
  • 1990 – Raisa Andriana, Indonesian singer and actress
  • 1990 – Ryan Higa, American comedian, YouTube personality and actor
  • 1990 – Vid Belec, Slovenian footballer
  • 1990 – Anthony Rendon, American baseball player
  • 1992 – DeAndre Hopkins, American football player
  • 1992 – Hyuna, South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer, and model
  • 1993 – Vic Mensa, American rapper
  • 1993 – Aisling Franciosi, Irish-Italian actress
  • 1994 – Jake Mamo, Australian rugby league player
  • 1995 – Julian Green, American footballer

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