June 2016: Gordie Howe, "Mr. Hockey," Dies at 88
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
- Gordie Howe, "Mr. Hockey," Dies at 88
- Canadian born hockey great Gordie Howe, who helped the Detroit Red Wings win four championships and finished in the top five in scoring 20 years in a row, has died. His stand-out statistics also include six MVP and 23 All Star awards. His son, Dr. Murray Howe confirmed the death Friday, June 10, 2016, texting The Associated Press: "Mr Hockey left peacefully, beautifully, and w no regrets."
- Photo source: AP Photo/Julio Cortez