June 2016: The Passing of Championship Boxer Muhammad Ali

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

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Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of June 2016.

The Passing of Championship Boxer Muhammad Ali
Image of a memorial to 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.
Photo source: AP Photo/David Goldman
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