June 2016: Winningest Coach Pat Summitt Dies at 64
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of June 2016.
1. Shooting on UCLA Campus 2. Paul Ryan Endorses Trump 3. Stanford Swimmer Sentenced 4. Muhammad Ali, 74 5. Hillary Clinton Presumptive Democratic Nominee 6. Gordie Howe, 88 7. Gawker Media Declares Bankruptcy 8. Terror in Orlando Nightclub 9. Pittsburgh Penguins Win Stanley Cup 10. Hamilton at the Tony Awards 11. Microsoft Buys LinkedIn 12. Tragedy in Disney World 13. Dustin Johnson Wins U.S. Open 14. Cavaliers Win NBA Championship 15. Corey Lewandowski Leaves Trump Campaign 16. Gun Control Measures Fail 17. Healthcare Bust 18. Ben Simmons #1 Draft Pick 19. Second Officer Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Case 20. Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action 21. Supreme Court Overturns Texas Abortion Law 22. Winningest Coach Pat Summitt Dies 22. Military Opens Ranks to Transgenders
- Winningest Coach Pat Summitt Dies at 64
- The iconic women's basketball coach Pat Summitt dies at the age of 64 from early onset dementia. She was a pioneer in the world of women's sports; when she started in 1974, she earned $250 a month—by 2006 she was the first million dollar coach for women's Division 1 basketball. Pat Summitt was the beloved coach of the University of Tennessee's women's basketball team, winning over 1,100 games, 8 national titles and appearing in 18 Final Fours.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Gerry Broome