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June 11th is the 162nd day of the year (163rd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 203 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about June 11th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on June 11th
1776 John Constable (artist)
1823 John Prettyjohns (Royal Marine - first to receive the Victoria Cross for bravery)
1880 Jeannette Rankin (US Member of the House of Representatives - first woman elected to Congress)
1894 Kiichiro Toyoda (entrepreneur - founder of the Toyoda Loom Works - forerunner of the Toyota Motor Corporation)
1895 Nikolai Bulganin (Soviet politician)
1910 Jacques-Yves Costeau (conservationist, underwater explorer, filmmaker)
1913 Vince Lombardi (American football coach and manager)
1919 Richard Todd (actor)
1933 Gene Wilder (actor)
1939 Jackie Stewart (race car driver)
1949 Frank Beard (drummer - ZZ Top)
1950 Bjarne Stroustrop (computer scientist - inventor of the C++ programming language)
1950 Lynsey de Paul (singer-songwriter, pianist, actress)
1956 Joe Montana (American football player)
1959 Hugh Laurie (actor, comedian)
1965 Manuel Uribe (world's heaviest man)
1982 Marco Arment (web developer, co-creator of Tumblr)
1986 Shia LaBeouf (actor)
1987 Dappy (singer-songwriter, rapper - N-Dubz, actor)
June 11th in History
1184 BC Troy is sacked and destroyed (according to Eratosthenes).
1509 King Henry VIII of England marries Catherine of Aragon.
1770 James Cook runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia.
1901 New Zealand annexes the Cook Islands.
1955 Racing driver, Pierre Levegh, crashes into the crowd at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, killing him and 82 spectators.
1964 Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment.
1988 Free Nelson Mandela concert held at Wembley Stadium, London.
1998 Compaq Computer acquires Digital Equipment Corporation for $9 billion.
June 11th is also
Kamehameha Day (Hawaii)
Feast of Saint Barnabas (Catholicism)
People born on June 11th are Gemini
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