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The two leading professional golf circuits, PGA and LIV, announced their merger. The announcement comes a year after the launch of the LIV circuit. The pact combines the rights and commercial agreements of the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) – which supports the LIV Tour – with those of the PGA and its European branches.


French man announced to have won France’s €1 million My Lottery (EuroMillions) for the second time in 2 years, with odds of 1 in 16 trillion.

LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan’s record (109) for most 30-point games in NBA playoff history in Cleveland Cavaliers’ 110-102 Game 3 Finals loss to Golden State Warriors.


“The Bourne Identity” directed by Doug Liman and starring Matt Damon premieres in Los Angeles, California.


TV sitcom “Sex and the City” premieres in the US on HBO, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon.


Tetris, one of the best-selling video games of all time, is released.


David Bowie releases his breakthrough album “The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars”.


U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy died in Los Angeles after being shot by Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy the evening before while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination.


Rolling Stones release single “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”


The Beatles meet their producer George Martin “The Fifth Beatle.”


1st Berlin International Film Festival opens.


The Basketball Association of America was formed in New York City, NY, and rebranded as the National Basketball Association (1946–47)


The D-Day invasion of Europe took place on the beaches of Normandy, France. 400,000 Allied American, British and Canadian troops were involved.


Walter Chrysler founds automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation.


The eruption of Novarupta in Alaska begins, the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century.


Electric iron patented by Henry W Seely, NYC.


Laying of cornerstone of Montreal General Hospital.

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