June 11: Day of the Week
June 11, 2019 was the 162nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 203 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 11 Historical Event(s)
- 1345The megas doux Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners.
- 1429Hundred Years’ War: start of the Battle of Jargeau.
- 1594Philip II recognizes the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paved way to the stabilization of the rule of the Principalía (an elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
- 1805A fire consumes large portions of Detroit in the Michigan Territory.
- 1892The Limelight Department, one of the world’s first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia.
- 1942World War II: The United States agrees to send Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union.
- 1955Eighty-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, the deadliest ever accident in motorsports.
- 1981A Richter Scale 6.9 magnitude earthquake at Golbaf, Iran, kills at least 2,000.
- 2004Cassini-Huygens makes its closest flyby of the Saturn moon Phoebe.
- 2008Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an historic official apology to Canada’s First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children are isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century.
Who were born on June 11?
- 1403John IV, Duke of Brabant (d. 1427)
- 1456Anne Neville, wife of Richard III of England (d. 1485)
- 1672Francesco Antonio Bonporti, Italian priest and composer (d. 1749)
- 1704Carlos Seixas, Portuguese composer (d. 1742)
- 1919Richard Todd, British actor (d. 2009)
- 1920Shelly Manne, American jazz drummer (d. 1984)
- 1931Audrey Schuh, American soprano
- 1959Magnum T.A., American professional wrestler
- 1963Bruce Kimball, American diver
- 1973José Manuel Abundis, Mexican footballer
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