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  • Mönchengladbach, Germany
    Thursday Jun 2, 2016

    Garry Kasparov

    Played against fifteen chess players in a simultaneous exhibition

    Mönchengladbach, Germany
    Thursday Jun 2, 2016

    On 2 June 2016, Kasparov played against fifteen chess players in a simultaneous exhibition in the Kaiser-Friedrich-Halle of Mönchengladbach. He won all games.




  • Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
    Friday Jun 3, 2016

    Muhammad Ali Clay

    Death

    Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
    Friday Jun 3, 2016

    Ali was hospitalized in Scottsdale on June 2, 2016, with a respiratory illness. Though his condition was initially described as "fair", it worsened, and he died the following day at age 74 from septic shock.




  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 6, 2016

    Donald Trump

    Trump shifted his focus to the general election

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 6, 2016

    After becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, Trump shifted his focus to the general election. Trump began campaigning against Hillary Clinton, who became the presumptive Democratic nominee on June 6, 2016.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Jun 9, 2016

    Uber

    Uber opens up the Uber RUSH API to developers

    U.S.
    Thursday Jun 9, 2016

    Uber opens up the Uber RUSH API to developers. The goal of this API is to make it easy for merchants to integrate the use of Uber drivers into their delivery system. The tool has been used by select small businesses since October 2015, and the opening up to the public is to encourage more widespread adoption.




  • Westwood, Los Angeles, California
    Friday Jun 10, 2016

    Dwayne Johnson

    Central Intelligence

    Westwood, Los Angeles, California
    Friday Jun 10, 2016

    In 2016, Johnson co-starred with Kevin Hart in the action-comedy Central Intelligence.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 10, 2016

    Joe Biden

    Biden endorsed Hillary Clinton

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 10, 2016

    After Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton on June 9, 2016, Biden endorsed her later that day.




  • Orlando, Florida, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 12, 2016

    Mass Shootings in the United States

    Orlando Nightclub Shooting

    Orlando, Florida, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 12, 2016

    On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a mass shooting inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States. Orlando Police Department officers shot and killed him after a three-hour standoff.


  • Canada
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    Justin Trudeau

    Trudeau refused to recognize ISIS's atrocities as genocide

    Canada
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    On June 14, 2016, Trudeau refused to recognize ISIS's atrocities as genocide, instead waiting for an official position from the UN Security Council. He switched his position once the UN Commission released its inquiry on Syria.


  • Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    OnePlus

    OnePlus 3 launch

    Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    Early phones were only available through a system whereby customers had to sign up for an invite to purchase the phone at irregular intervals. The system was claimed to be necessary for the young company to manage huge demand. OnePlus ended the invite system with the launch of OnePlus 3 on 14 June 2016. Announced via an interactive VR launch event, the OnePlus 3 initially went on sale within the VR app itself. OnePlus touted the event as the world's first VR shopping experience. The phone was made available for sale later that day in China, North America, and the European Union on the OnePlus website, and in India on Amazon India.


  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    X-box

    Xbox One S

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    On June 13, 2016, Microsoft announced the Xbox One S at E3 2016, which featured a smaller form factor, as well as support for 4K video (including streaming and Ultra HD Blu-ray) and HDR.


  • Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 19, 2016

    LeBron James

    15-16 season Champion

    Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 19, 2016

    15-16 season Champion with Cavaliers.


  • Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 19, 2016

    LeBron James

    Won the 15-16 Playoffs

    Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 19, 2016

    Won the 15-16 Playoffs with Cleveland.


  • Europe
    Tuesday Jun 21, 2016

    Visa Inc.

    The acquisition of Visa Europe was completed

    Europe
    Tuesday Jun 21, 2016

    The acquisition of Visa Europe was completed on June 21, 2016.


  • Sweden
    Tuesday Jun 21, 2016

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Ibrahimović announced His International Retirement

    Sweden
    Tuesday Jun 21, 2016

    On 21 June 2016, Ibrahimović announced that he would retire from international football immediately after Sweden's last match at Euro 2016.


  • England
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    David Cameron

    Brexit's Referendum

    England
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    As promised in the election manifesto, Cameron set a date for a referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union, and announced that he would be campaigning for Britain to remain within a "reformed EU". The terms of the UK's membership of the EU were re-negotiated. The referendum came to be known as Brexit (a portmanteau of "British" and "exit") and was held on 23 June 2016. The result was approximately 52% in favour of leaving the European Union and 48% against, with a turnout of 72%.


  • Colombia
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    Colombian conflict

    The Ceasefire

    Colombia
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    On 23 June 2016, the Colombian government and FARC agreed to a ceasefire.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    Brexit

    Brexit-related jargon entered popular use

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    In the wake of the referendum of 23 June 2016, many new pieces of Brexit-related jargon entered popular use.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    Brexit

    Cameron announced a referendum date

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 23, 2016

    In a speech to the House of Commons on 22 February 2016, Cameron announced a referendum date of 23 June 2016, and commented on the renegotiation settlement. He spoke of an intention to trigger the Article 50 process immediately following a Leave vote and of the "two-year time period to negotiate the arrangements for exit."


  • England
    Friday Jun 24, 2016

    David Cameron

    Cameron announced that he would resign In October

    England
    Friday Jun 24, 2016

    On 24 June, a few hours after the results became known, Cameron announced that he would resign the office of Prime Minister by the start of the Conservative Party Conference in October 2016.


  • United Kingdom
    Friday Jun 24, 2016

    Brexit

    The result was announced

    United Kingdom
    Friday Jun 24, 2016

    The result was announced on the morning of 24 June: 51.89% voted in favor of leaving the EU (Leave), and 48.11% voted in favor of remaining a member of the EU (Remain). After the result was declared, Cameron announced that he would resign by October. He stood down on 13 July 2016, with Theresa May becoming Prime Minister after a leadership contest. A petition calling for a second referendum attracted more than four million signatures, but was rejected by the government on 9 July.


  • MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 26, 2016

    Lionel Messi

    Copa America 2016 (Centenario)

    MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 26, 2016

    After extra time, Chile won the final 4–2 on penalties against Argentina.


  • Argentina
    Sunday Jun 26, 2016

    Lionel Messi

    Don't go, Leo

    Argentina
    Sunday Jun 26, 2016

    After the match, Messi, who had missed his penalty in the shootout, announced his retirement from international football. Messi stated, "I tried my hardest. The team has ended for me, a decision made". Following his announcement, a campaign began in Argentina for Messi to change his mind about retiring. He was greeted by fans with signs like "Don't go, Leo" when the team landed in Buenos Aires. President of Argentina Mauricio Macri urged Messi not to quit, stating, "We are lucky, it is one of life's pleasures, it is a gift from God to have the best player in the world in a footballing country like ours... Lionel Messi is the greatest thing we have in Argentina and we must take care of him." Mayor of Buenos Aires Horacio Rodríguez Larreta unveiled a statue of Messi in the capital to convince him to reconsider retirement. On social networks, NoTeVayasLeo became a global trending topic and even a playlist on Spotify. The campaign also continued in the streets and avenues of the Argentine capital, with about 50,000 supporters going to the Obelisco de Buenos Aires on 2 July, using the same slogan.


  • Espoo, Finland
    Tuesday Jun 28, 2016

    Nokia

    The First 5G-Ready Network

    Espoo, Finland
    Tuesday Jun 28, 2016

    On 28 June 2016 Nokia demonstrated for the first time a 5G-ready network.


  • England
    Thursday Jun 30, 2016

    Theresa May

    Announcement her candidacy for the leadership of the Conservative Party

    England
    Thursday Jun 30, 2016

    On 30 June 2016, May announced her candidacy for the leadership of the Conservative Party to replace David Cameron, who resigned following the outcome of the European Union membership referendum in which 52% of voters voted in favour of leaving the EU.


  • Kiev, Ukraine
    Thursday Jun 30, 2016

    Uber

    Uber launches in Kiev

    Kiev, Ukraine
    Thursday Jun 30, 2016

    Uber launches in Kiev, Ukraine.


  • Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 30, 2016

    Nike, Inc.

    Phil Knight Officially Stepped Down

    Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 30, 2016

    Phil Knight officially stepped down from all duties with the company on June 30, 2016.


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