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2021

PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Phil Mickelson becomes oldest major winner in history (50); wins his 6th major.

2018

Hamburg, Germany, becomes the first city to ban diesel cars on some roads.

2013

Patrick Roy is named head coach of the Colorado Avalanche, his former team where he won two Stanley Cups.

2000

Eminem releases 3rd studio album “The Marshall Mathers LP”, is fastest ever selling studio album (Grammy – Best Rap Album 2001).

1994

“Pulp Fiction” won the “Golden Palm” for best film at the 47th Cannes Film Festival.

1980

Horror film “The Shining” released directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall, based on book by Stephen King.

1969

The Who release rock opera “Tommy”.

1934

The American bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde are ambushed by police and killed in Black Lake, Louisiana.

1873

Canada’s North West Mounted Police force was established. The organization’s name was changed to Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1920.

1633

Samuel de Champlain appointed Governor of New France.

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