June 1 in History
1930June 1, 1930:
American tennis player Helen Willis Moody earns her third consecutive French Open title.
1964June 1, 1964:
The African country, Kenya attains a republic status.
1969June 1, 1969:
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation bans the advertisement of tobacco on its radio and television stations.
1980June 1, 1980:
CNN goes live in transmission for the first time.
1997June 1, 1997:
The New York Women Film Festival makes its debut.
1998June 1, 1998:
The Treaty of Amsterdam establishes the European Central Bank.
1999June 1, 1999:
“No Angel”, the debut album of singer Dido is released in the US.
2009June 1, 2009:
Conan O’Brien begins hosting NBC’s “The Tonight Show”.
2019June 1, 2019:
In a major and unexpected upset, Andy Ruiz Jr defeats Anthony Joshua to win the world heavyweight titles from the WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO.
- June 1, 2019:
Liverpool wins its sixth UEFA Champions League title. The Reds, as they are commonly called, claimed a 2-0 victory over fellow English club Tottenham Hotspurs, with goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi.