11 June

11 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 11th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 11th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Doll Day.
  • World Gin Day.
  • International Young Eagles Day.
  • National Corn on the Cob Day
  • Yarn Bombing Day

Historic Events

2009: The World Health Organization declared H1N1 to be a global pandemic in 2009.

1998: The United Nations officially declared a famine in Sudan in 1998.

1987: Margaret Thatcher won her third general election as the Prime Minister of the UK in 1987.

1945: Russian and American soldiers, 1945

Russian and American soldiers, 1945

1944: Finnish soldiers retreated during the Soviet Vyborg Offensive. Karelian Isthmus, 11.06.1944.

Finnish soldiers retreated during the Soviet Vyborg Offensive. Karelian Isthmus, 11.06.1944.

1942: Germans motorcade in Split, 1942. The text on the wall reads “DEATH TO FASCISM-FREEDOM TO THE PEOPLE”.

Germans motorcade in Split, 1942. The text on the wall reads “DEATH TO FASCISM-FREEDOM TO THE PEOPLE”.

1940: The Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk IV 744 (e), or British Cruiser Tank Mk.IVA that was captured by the Germans and put into battle immediately in France. June 1940. This tank was used as it was captured, without even a new paint job. June, 1940.

The Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk IV 744 (e), or British Cruiser Tank Mk.IVA that was captured by the Germans and put into battle immediately in France. June 1940. This tank was used as it was captured, without even a new paint job. June, 1940.

Famous Birthdays

  • Shia LaBeouf was born.
  • Hugh Laurie was born.
  • Peter Dinklage was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • John Wayne died.
  • Lev Vygotsky died.
  • George I of Great Britain died.

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