Historical Events For June - 11
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
1944 On June - 11 first Serbian Orthodox cathedral in US, Cathedral of St Sava, NYC
1944 On June - 11 15 US aircraft carriers attack Japanese bases on Marianas
1947 On June - 11 wW II sugar rationing finally ends
1947 WW II sugar rationing finally endd in US (began May 28, 1942) on June - 11.
1949 On this day in history 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL
1949 Koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed on this day in history.
1951 On June - 11 mozambique becomes an oversea province of Portugal
1951 On this day in history montagu Odd, cricket bat-maker (W G Grace), dies
1955 Jacques Lemaigre-Dubreuil, French industrialist, murdered on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Poesie grigio-verdi), dies at 61
1957 On this day in history 12 die in a train crash in Vroman Colo
1959 Hovercraft demonstrated for the first time on this day in history.
1959 On June - 11 postmaster General bans D.H. Lawrence's book, Lady Chatterley's Lover
1960 House packed with wedding celebrants collapses killing 30 (Pakistan) on this day in history.
1963 On June - 11 dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is arrested for attempts to integrate Florida restaurants.
1963 On June - 11 gov Wallace tries to prevent blacks registering at U of Alabama
1963 JFK says segregation is morally wrong & that it is "time to act" on this day in history.
1963 Quang Duc, Buddhist monk, immolates himself on a street in Saigon on June - 11.
1966 On June - 11 french & German media mistakenly report death of Roger Daltry
1966 Ethel Clayton, actress (Warning Shadows), dies at 82 on June - 11.
1967 Israel and Syria accept terms of a U.N. cease-fire on June - 11.
1967 On this day in history race riot in Tampa Florida; National Guard mobilizes
1967 On this day in history billy Wells, Gong striker for Rank Films, dies at 79
1969 David Bowie releases "Space Oddity" on this day in history.
1969 John L Lewis, formed (Congress of Industrial Org), dies at 89 on June - 11.
1970 On June - 11 uS leaves Wheelus AFB Libya
1970 On June - 11 aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917), dies at 89
1974 On June - 11 bundy victim Georgann Hawkins disappears from UW, Seattle, Wash
1975 On June - 11 floro Manuel Ugarte, composer, dies at 90
1977 On this day in history dutch marines rescued hostages from a Moluccan held train in Holland
1977 On June - 11 eLO releases "Telephone Line"
1977 Seattle Slew wins Belmont Stakes & Triple Crown on this day in history.
1979 August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85 on June - 11.
1980 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2531 Cambridge on this day in history.