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June 11th, 2008 (June 11 2008)EventCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an official historic apology to Canada s First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children were isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century.
June 11th, 2008 (June 11 2008)DeathVo Van Ki?t, former prime minister of Vietnam (born in 1922)
June 11th, 2008 (June 11 2008)DeathOve Andersson, Swedish rally driver (born in 1938)
June 11th, 2008 (June 11 2008)DeathMiroslav Dvorak, Czechoslovak ice hockey player (born in 1951)
June 11th, 2007 (June 11 2007)DeathImre Friedmann, American scientist (born in 1921)
June 11th, 2007 (June 11 2007)DeathMala Powers, American film actress (born in 1931)
June 11th, 2006 (June 11 2006)DeathBruce Shand, father of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (born in 1917)
June 11th, 2006 (June 11 2006)DeathMichael Bartosh, computer expert and author (born in 1977)
June 11th, 2006 (June 11 2006)DeathNeroli Fairhall, New Zealand archer (born in 1944)
June 11th, 2005 (June 11 2005)DeathVasco Goncalves, Portuguese general (born in 1922)
June 11th, 2004 (June 11 2004)EventCassini-Huygens makes its closest flyby of Phoebe.
June 11th, 2004 (June 11 2004)EventRonald Reagan s funeral is held at Washington National Cathedral.Ronald Reagan Quotes
June 11th, 2004 (June 11 2004)DeathEgon von Furstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (born in 1946)
June 11th, 2004 (June 11 2004)DeathXenophon Zolotas, Greek politician (born in 1904) Xenophon Quotes
June 11th, 2003 (June 11 2003)DeathDavid Brinkley, American television reporter (born in 1920)
June 11th, 2002 (June 11 2002)EventAntonio Meucci is acknowledged as the first inventor of the telephone by the United States Congress.
June 11th, 2001 (June 11 2001)EventTimothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.
June 11th, 2001 (June 11 2001)DeathTimothy McVeigh, American terrorist (by execution; born in 1968)
June 11th, 2001 (June 11 2001)DeathAmalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (born in 1923)
June 11th, 1999 (June 11 1999)DeathDeForest Kelley, American actor (born in 1920)
June 11th, 1998 (June 11 1998)EventCompaq Computer pays $9 billion for Digital Equipment Corporation in the largest high-tech acquisition.
June 11th, 1998 (June 11 1998)DeathCatherine Cookson, British novelist (born in 1906)
June 11th, 1996 (June 11 1996)DeathBrigitte Helm, German actress (born in 1908)
June 11th, 1994 (June 11 1994)BirthIvana Baquero, Spanish actress
June 11th, 1993 (June 11 1993)DeathRay Sharkey, American actor (born in 1952)
June 11th, 1991 (June 11 1991)DeathCromwell Everson, South African composer (born in 1925)
June 11th, 1988 (June 11 1988)BirthYui Aragaki, Japanese actress and model
June 11th, 1987 (June 11 1987)BirthTiA, Japanese R&B singer
June 11th, 1986 (June 11 1986)BirthShia LaBeouf, American actor
June 11th, 1986 (June 11 1986)DeathChesley Bonestell, American-born engineer, architect, and artist (born in 1888)
June 11th, 1985 (June 11 1985)BirthAnja Rubik, Polish supermodel
June 11th, 1985 (June 11 1985)BirthChris Trousdale, American pop singer and dancer
June 11th, 1985 (June 11 1985)DeathKaren Ann Quinlan, American right-to-die cause celebre (born in 1954)
June 11th, 1985 (June 11 1985)DeathSapfo Notara, Greek actress (born in 1907)
June 11th, 1984 (June 11 1984)BirthVagner Love, Brazilian footballer
June 11th, 1984 (June 11 1984)DeathEnrico Berlinguer, Italian politician (born in 1922)
June 11th, 1983 (June 11 1983)BirthJose Reyes, Dominican baseball player
June 11th, 1983 (June 11 1983)BirthChuck Hayes, American basketball player
June 11th, 1982 (June 11 1982)BirthEldar Ronning, Norwegian cross-country skier
June 11th, 1982 (June 11 1982)BirthJohnny Candido, American professional wrestler
June 11th, 1982 (June 11 1982)BirthJoey Graham, American basketball player
June 11th, 1982 (June 11 1982)BirthSteven Graham, American basketball player
June 11th, 1982 (June 11 1982)BirthDiana Taurasi, American basketball player
June 11th, 1981 (June 11 1981)EventRichter Scale 6.9 magnitude Golbaf earthquake at Iran, killing at least 2,000.
June 11th, 1981 (June 11 1981)BirthEmiliano Moretti, Italian footballer
June 11th, 1980 (June 11 1980)BirthYhency Brazoban, Dominican born baseball player
June 11th, 1979 (June 11 1979)BirthAmy Taylor, Australian football (soccer) player, television presenter and model
June 11th, 1979 (June 11 1979)DeathJohn Wayne, American actor (born in 1907)
June 11th, 1978 (June 11 1978)EventAltaf Hussain founds the students political movement All Pakistan Muhajir Students Organisation a.k.a (APMSO) in Karachi University.
June 11th, 1978 (June 11 1978)BirthJoshua Jackson, Canadian actor
June 11th, 1978 (June 11 1978)BirthUjjwala Raut, Indian supermodel
June 11th, 1977 (June 11 1977)BirthGeoff Ogilvy, Australian golfer
June 11th, 1977 (June 11 1977)BirthRyan Dunn, American actor
June 11th, 1977 (June 11 1977)BirthShane Meier, Canadian actor
June 11th, 1976 (June 11 1976)BirthTai Anderson, American musician (bass player for Third Day)
June 11th, 1976 (June 11 1976)DeathJim Konstanty, American baseball player (born in 1917)
June 11th, 1975 (June 11 1975)BirthChoi Ji Woo, South Korean actress and model
June 11th, 1975 (June 11 1975)BirthThomas Bimis, Greek diver
June 11th, 1974 (June 11 1974)BirthDavid Starie, British boxer
June 11th, 1974 (June 11 1974)DeathJulius Evola, Italian philosopher (born in 1898)Julius Evola Quotes
June 11th, 1974 (June 11 1974)DeathEurico Gaspar Dutra, President of Brazil (born in 1883)
June 11th, 1973 (June 11 1973)BirthJose Manuel Abundis, Mexican football (soccer) forward
June 11th, 1972 (June 11 1972)EventEltham Well Hall rail crash, caused by an intoxicated train driver, kills six people and injures 126.
June 11th, 1970 (June 11 1970)EventAfter being appointed on May 15, Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington officially receive their ranks as U.S. Army Generals, becoming the first females to do so.
June 11th, 1970 (June 11 1970)BirthChris Rice, singer/songwriter
June 11th, 1970 (June 11 1970)DeathEarl Grant, American musician and singer (born in 1931)
June 11th, 1970 (June 11 1970)DeathFrank Laubach, Christian missionary (born in 1884)
June 11th, 1970 (June 11 1970)DeathWilliam Billy Batts Devino, American crime figure (born in 1921)
June 11th, 1969 (June 11 1969)BirthPeter Dinklage, American actor
June 11th, 1969 (June 11 1969)BirthSteven Drozd, American drummer
June 11th, 1969 (June 11 1969)BirthBryan Fogarty, professional ice hockey player (died in 2002)
June 11th, 1969 (June 11 1969)BirthMatt McGrath, American actor
June 11th, 1968 (June 11 1968)BirthPrince Alois of Liechtenstein, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein
June 11th, 1967 (June 11 1967)EventMexico becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
June 11th, 1965 (June 11 1965)BirthManuel Uribe Garza, morbidly obese Mexican
June 11th, 1965 (June 11 1965)BirthJoey Santiago, Filipino guitarist (Pixies)
June 11th, 1965 (June 11 1965)DeathJose Mendes Cabecadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (born in 1883)
June 11th, 1964 (June 11 1964)EventWorld War II veteran Walter Seifert runs amok in an elementary school in Cologne, Germany, killing at least eight children and two teachers and seriously injuring several more with a home-made flamethrower and a lance.
June 11th, 1964 (June 11 1964)BirthJean Alesi, French Formula One driver
June 11th, 1963 (June 11 1963)EventAmerican Civil Rights Movement: Alabama Governor George Wallace stands at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in an attempt to block two black students from attending that school.
June 11th, 1963 (June 11 1963)EventBuddhist monk Thich Quang Duc burns himself with gasoline in a busy Saigon intersection to protest the lack of religious freedom in South Vietnam.
June 11th, 1963 (June 11 1963)BirthBruce Kimball, American diver
June 11th, 1963 (June 11 1963)BirthSandra Schmirler, Canadian curler (died in 2000)
June 11th, 1963 (June 11 1963)DeathThich Qu?ng D?c, Vietnamese monk, self-immolation (born in 1897)
June 11th, 1962 (June 11 1962)EventFrank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin become the only prisoners to successfully escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island.
June 11th, 1962 (June 11 1962)BirthErika Salumae, Estonian cyclist, Olympian
June 11th, 1961 (June 11 1961)BirthCaroline Quentin, English actress
June 11th, 1961 (June 11 1961)BirthMaria Barranco, Spanish actress
June 11th, 1959 (June 11 1959)BirthHugh Laurie, English actor and comedian
June 11th, 1957 (June 11 1957)BirthJamaaladeen Tacuma, American musician
June 11th, 1956 (June 11 1956)BirthJoe Montana. American football player
June 11th, 1955 (June 11 1955)EventEighty-three are killed and at least 100 are injured after an Austin-Healey and a Mercedes-Benz collide at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
June 11th, 1955 (June 11 1955)BirthYuriy Sedykh, Soviet hammer thrower
June 11th, 1953 (June 11 1953)BirthPeter Bergman, American actor
June 11th, 1952 (June 11 1952)BirthDonnie Van Zant, American rock musician
June 11th, 1951 (June 11 1951)BirthYasumasa Morimura, Japanese appropriation artist
June 11th, 1951 (June 11 1951)BirthMark D. Siljander, former Republican U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan
June 11th, 1950 (June 11 1950)BirthLynsey De Paul, British singer and songwriter
June 11th, 1950 (June 11 1950)BirthGraham Russell, British guitarist and vocalist (Air Supply)
June 11th, 1949 (June 11 1949)BirthFrank Beard, American drummer (ZZ Top)
June 11th, 1949 (June 11 1949)BirthTom Pryce, British racing driver (died in 1977)
June 11th, 1949 (June 11 1949)BirthBenjamin Vasserman, Estonian graphic artist
June 11th, 1948 (June 11 1948)BirthDave Cash, Major league baseball player
June 11th, 1947 (June 11 1947)BirthLaloo Prasad Yadav, Indian politician
June 11th, 1947 (June 11 1947)BirthHenry Cisneros, American politician, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
June 11th, 1947 (June 11 1947)BirthRichard Palmer-James, British lyricist and guitarist (King Crimson and Supertramp)
June 11th, 1947 (June 11 1947)BirthBob Evans, British racing driver Evans Quotes
June 11th, 1945 (June 11 1945)BirthAdrienne Barbeau, American actress
June 11th, 1942 (June 11 1942)EventWorld War II: The United States agrees to send Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union.
June 11th, 1941 (June 11 1941)DeathDaniel Carter Beard, founder of the Boy Scouts of America (born in 1850)
June 11th, 1940 (June 11 1940)EventWorld War II: British forces bomb Genoa and Turin in Italy.
June 11th, 1940 (June 11 1940)EventWorld War II: First attack of the Italian Air force on the island of Malta.
June 11th, 1940 (June 11 1940)BirthJoey Dee, American musician (Joey Dee and the Starliters)
June 11th, 1939 (June 11 1939)BirthSir Jackie Stewart, Scottish race car driver, three-time F1 world champion and former F1 team principal
June 11th, 1939 (June 11 1939)BirthBernard Purdie, American session drummer
June 11th, 1939 (June 11 1939)BirthChristina Crawford, American actress and writer
June 11th, 1938 (June 11 1938)EventSecond Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Wuhan starts.
June 11th, 1938 (June 11 1938)EventSecond Sino-Japanese War: The Nationalist government creates the 1938 Yellow River flood to halt Japanese forces. 500,000 to 900,000 civilians are killed.
June 11th, 1937 (June 11 1937)EventGreat Purge: The Soviet Union executes eight army leaders under Joseph Stalin.Joseph Stalin Quotes
June 11th, 1937 (June 11 1937)BirthRobin Warren, Australian pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
June 11th, 1937 (June 11 1937)BirthJohnny Brown, American comic
June 11th, 1937 (June 11 1937)DeathR. J. (Reginald Joseph) Mitchell, British aircraft designer (born in 1895)
June 11th, 1936 (June 11 1936)EventInternational Surrealist Exhibition opens in London, England.
June 11th, 1936 (June 11 1936)BirthJud Strunk, American musician and comedian (died in 1981)
June 11th, 1936 (June 11 1936)BirthChad Everett, American actor
June 11th, 1936 (June 11 1936)DeathRobert E. Howard, American author (born in 1906)Robert E. Howard Quotes
June 11th, 1935 (June 11 1935)EventInventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States, at Alpine, New Jersey.
June 11th, 1934 (June 11 1934)BirthHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
June 11th, 1934 (June 11 1934)DeathLev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (born in 1896)
June 11th, 1933 (June 11 1933)BirthGene Wilder, American actor
June 11th, 1932 (June 11 1932)BirthAthol Fugard, South African playwright
June 11th, 1931 (June 11 1931)BirthAudrey Schuh, American soprano
June 11th, 1930 (June 11 1930)BirthCharles B. Rangel, American politician
June 11th, 1928 (June 11 1928)BirthFabiola de Mora y Aragon, Queen of the Belgians
June 11th, 1927 (June 11 1927)DeathWilliam Attewell, English cricketer (born in 1861)
June 11th, 1926 (June 11 1926)BirthCarlisle Floyd, American composer
June 11th, 1925 (June 11 1925)BirthWilliam Styron, American author (died in 2006)
June 11th, 1924 (June 11 1924)BirthEd Farhat, American professional wrestler (died in 2003)
June 11th, 1924 (June 11 1924)DeathTheodore Dubois, French composer and teacher (born in 1837)
June 11th, 1922 (June 11 1922)BirthJohn Bromfield, American actor (died in 2005)
June 11th, 1922 (June 11 1922)BirthMichael Cacoyannis, Greek Cypriot film maker Yanni Quotes
June 11th, 1920 (June 11 1920)BirthHazel Scott, West Indian-born singer (died in 1981)
June 11th, 1920 (June 11 1920)BirthIrving Howe, American literary and social critic (died in 1993)
June 11th, 1919 (June 11 1919)EventSir Barton wins the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first horse to win the Triple Crown.
June 11th, 1919 (June 11 1919)BirthRichard Todd, British actor
June 11th, 1917 (June 11 1917)EventKing Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicated under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens.
June 11th, 1915 (June 11 1915)BirthNicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (died in 1999)
June 11th, 1914 (June 11 1914)BirthGerald Mohr, American actor (died in 1968)
June 11th, 1914 (June 11 1914)DeathAdolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (born in 1848)
June 11th, 1913 (June 11 1913)BirthVince Lombardi, American football coach (died in 1970)
June 11th, 1913 (June 11 1913)BirthRise Stevens, American operatic soprano
June 11th, 1912 (June 11 1912)BirthJames Algar, American film director (died in 1998)
June 11th, 1911 (June 11 1911)DeathJames Curtis Hepburn, American missionary and linguist (born in 1815)
June 11th, 1910 (June 11 1910)BirthJacques-Yves Cousteau, French explorer and inventor (died in 1997)
June 11th, 1910 (June 11 1910)BirthCarmine Coppola, American composer, director and songwriter (died in 1991)
June 11th, 1907 (June 11 1907)EventGeorge Dennett, aided by Gilbert Jessop, dismisses Northamptonshire for 12 runs, the lowest total in first-class cricket.
June 11th, 1903 (June 11 1903)BirthErnie Nevers, American football player (died in 1976)
June 11th, 1903 (June 11 1903)DeathNikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician (born in 1837)
June 11th, 1903 (June 11 1903)DeathAlexander Obrenovich, King of Serbia (born in 1876)
June 11th, 1901 (June 11 1901)EventNew Zealand annexes the Cook Islands.
June 11th, 1898 (June 11 1898)EventSpanish-American War: U.S. war ships start to sail for Cuba.
June 11th, 1898 (June 11 1898)EventThe Hundred Days Reform is started by Guangxu Emperor in hope to change social, political and educational institutions in China, however suspended by Empress Dowager Cixi after 104 days. The failed reform though led to the abolishment of Imperial Examination in 1905.
June 11th, 1897 (June 11 1897)BirthGrand Duchess Tatiana of Russia (died in 1918)
June 11th, 1895 (June 11 1895)BirthNikolai Bulganin, Soviet politician (died in 1975)
June 11th, 1894 (June 11 1894)BirthDai Vernon (David Frederick Wingfield Verner), Canadian magician, The Professor (died in 1992)
June 11th, 1892 (June 11 1892)EventThe Limelight Department, one of the world s first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia.
June 11th, 1888 (June 11 1888)BirthBartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian anarchist (died in 1927)
June 11th, 1882 (June 11 1882)DeathLouis Maigret, Roman Catholic prelate (born in 1804)
June 11th, 1880 (June 11 1880)BirthJeannette Rankin, American politician, feminist, and pacifist (died in 1973)
June 11th, 1879 (June 11 1879)BirthRoger Bresnahan, baseball player (died in 1944)
June 11th, 1879 (June 11 1879)BirthMax Schreck, German actor (died in 1936)
June 11th, 1879 (June 11 1879)DeathPrince Willem of the Netherlands, disgraced heir apparent to the Dutch throne (born in 1840)
June 11th, 1877 (June 11 1877)BirthRenee Vivien, English-born poet (died in 1909)
June 11th, 1876 (June 11 1876)BirthAlfred L. Kroeber, American anthropologist (died in 1960)
June 11th, 1871 (June 11 1871)BirthStjepan Radic, Croatian politician (died in 1928)
June 11th, 1867 (June 11 1867)BirthCharles Fabry, French physicist (died in 1945)
June 11th, 1866 (June 11 1866)EventThe Allahabad High Court (then Agra High Court) is established in India.
June 11th, 1864 (June 11 1864)BirthRichard Strauss, German composer and conductor (died in 1949)Richard Strauss Quotes
June 11th, 1858 (June 11 1858)DeathKlemens Wenzel von Metternich, Austrian statesman (born in 1773)
June 11th, 1852 (June 11 1852)DeathKarl Briullov, Russian painter (born in 1799)
June 11th, 1847 (June 11 1847)BirthMillicent Fawcett, British suffragist and feminist (died in 1929)
June 11th, 1847 (June 11 1847)DeathJohn Franklin, English sea captain and explorer (born in 1786)
June 11th, 1846 (June 11 1846)BirthWilliam Louis Marshall, American general and engineer (died in 1920)
June 11th, 1842 (June 11 1842)BirthCarl von Linde, German engineer and industrialist (died in 1934)
June 11th, 1837 (June 11 1837)EventThe Broad Street Riot occurres in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between English-Americans and Irish-Americans.
June 11th, 1825 (June 11 1825)EventThe first cornerstone is laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City.
June 11th, 1815 (June 11 1815)BirthJulia Margaret Cameron, English photographer (died in 1879)Julia Cameron Quotes
June 11th, 1805 (June 11 1805)EventA fire consumes large portions of Detroit in the Michigan Territory.
June 11th, 1796 (June 11 1796)DeathSamuel Whitbread, English brewer and politician (born in 1720)
June 11th, 1788 (June 11 1788)EventRussian explorer Gerasim Izmailov reaches Alaska.
June 11th, 1776 (June 11 1776)EventThe Continental Congress appoints Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston to a committee to draft a declaration of independence.Thomas Jefferson Quotes
June 11th, 1776 (June 11 1776)BirthJohn Constable, English painter (died in 1837)
June 11th, 1741 (June 11 1741)BirthJoseph Warren, American doctor and soldier (died in 1775)
June 11th, 1727 (June 11 1727)DeathKing George I of Great Britain (born in 1660)
June 11th, 1723 (June 11 1723)BirthJohann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (died in 1788)
June 11th, 1713 (June 11 1713)BirthEdward Capell, English critic (died in 1781)
June 11th, 1712 (June 11 1712)DeathLouis Joseph, duc de Vendome, Marshal of France (born in 1654)
June 11th, 1704 (June 11 1704)BirthCarlos Seixas, Portuguese composer (died in 1742)
June 11th, 1696 (June 11 1696)BirthFrancis Edward James Keith, Scottish soldier and Prussian field marshal (died in 1758)
June 11th, 1695 (June 11 1695)DeathAndre Felibien, French architect (born in 1619)
June 11th, 1672 (June 11 1672)BirthFrancesco Antonio Bonporti, Italian priest and composer (died in 1749)
June 11th, 1594 (June 11 1594)EventPhilip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the Principalia (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
June 11th, 1588 (June 11 1588)BirthGeorge Wither, English writer (died in 1667)
June 11th, 1572 (June 11 1572)BirthBen Jonson, English dramatist (died in 1637)Ben Jonson Quotes
June 11th, 1557 (June 11 1557)DeathKing John III of Portugal (born in 1502)
June 11th, 1540 (June 11 1540)BirthBarnabe Googe, English poet (died in 1594)
June 11th, 1509 (June 11 1509)EventThe marriage of King Henry VIII of England and Catherine of Aragon takes place. Henry VIII of England Quotes
June 11th, 1488 (June 11 1488)DeathKing James III of Scotland
June 11th, 1456 (June 11 1456)BirthAnne Neville, wife of Richard III of England (died in 1485) Richard III of England Quotes
June 11th, 1429 (June 11 1429)EventHundred Years War: The start of the Battle of Jargeau.
June 11th, 1403 (June 11 1403)BirthJohn IV, Duke of Brabant (died in 1427)
June 11th, 1216 (June 11 1216)DeathHenry of Flanders, Emperor of the Latin Empire
June 11th, 1184 (June 11 1184)EventTrojan War: Troy is sacked and burned, according to the calculations of Eratosthenes.
June 11th, 1183 (June 11 1183)DeathHenry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (born in 1155)
June 11th, 0758 (June 11 0758)EventAbbasid Arabs and Uyghur Turks arrive simultaneously at Chang an, the Tang Chinese capital, in order to offer tribute to the imperial court. The Arabs and Turks bicker and fight over diplomatic prominence at the gate, in order to present tribute before the other. A settlement is reached when both are allowed to enter at the same time, but through two different gates to the palace.
June 11th, 0631 (June 11 0631)EventEmperor Taizong of Tang, the Emperor of China, sends envoys to the Xueyantuo bearing gold and silk in order to persuade the release of enslaved Chinese prisoners who were captured during the transition from Sui to Tang from the northern frontier; this embassy succeeded in freeing 80,000 Chinese men and women who were then returned to China.

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