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French Tennis Open: Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1; this is his 3rd consecutive title in France, his 12th overall. He is the first to win 12 titles in the same Grand Slam tournament. His 18th major title.
Over a million people protest in Hong Kong against China’s new extradition law.
Edward Snowden made himself known publicly. He is at the root of the NSA document leak in the United States.
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Patrick Roy becomes the first player to win the Conn Smythe MVP of the playoffs 3 times.
The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Los Angeles Kings to win their 24th Stanley Cup.
The Pittsburgh Penguins make Mario Lemieux the top pick in the NHL.
Brian Jones leaves the Rolling Stones after developing serious drug problems.
Walt Disney’s Donald Duck makes his debut in the movie “The Wise Little Hen”.
Jacques Cartier is the first navigator to anchor in the river he calls the Saint-Laurent.