June 2016: The Passing of Championship Boxer Muhammad Ali
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
- The Passing of Championship Boxer Muhammad Ali
- Famous boxer Muhammad Ali dies at the age of 74 in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. In the last 30 years of his life, Ali suffered from Parkinson's Disease and his final trip to the hospital was due to a respiratory problem. Muhammad Ali is known for his three-time world heavyweight boxing championships. He inspired a new style of boxing with unconventional moves that were fast, agile, and powerful.
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