Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 23 June, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.
ON THIS DAY: 23 JUNE
2017 | A series of terrorist attacks in Pakistan resulted in the deaths of 96 people and injured 200 others.
2016 | The United Kingdom voted in a referendum to withdraw from the European Union, 52% to 48%.
2013 | Militants stormed a high-altitude climbing camp near Nanga Parbat in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, and killed ten climbers and a local guide.
2012 | Ashton Eaton broke the decathlon world record at the United States Olympic Trials.
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2004 | Russian figure skater, Alexandra Trusova.
1970 | American football player, Robert Brooks.
1987 | Italian swimmer, Alessia Filippi.
1930 | English historian and academic, John Elliott.
1981 | German rugby player, Rolf Wacha.
ON THIS DAY: DEATHS
1980 | American painter and academic, Clyfford Still, 76.
2014 | Welsh cricketer, Euros Lewis, 72.
2015 | Honduran businessman, Miguel Facussé Barjum, 91.
2000 | Slovak footballer, Peter Dubovský, 28.
1806 | French zoologist and philosopher, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, 83.
1998 | On this day, Morocco beats Scotland 3-0 and Scotland finished at bottom of their group at the 1998 World Cup finals in France.
2021 | On this day, “Good on Paper” was released by Netflix in the United States.
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