June 11 in History – What happened on 11 June in Past

✅ Published on June 11th, 2021 in June in History

11 June - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on June 11, the day number in a year is 162 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 163. June 11 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

June 11 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1345Inspecting a new prison without being escorted by his bodyguard, Alexios Apokaukos, megas doux of the Byzantine Navy, was lynched and killed by the prisoners.
1498Start of the Battle of Jargeau. It was Joan of Arc's first offensive battle. Shortly after relieving the siege at Orléans, French forces recaptured the neighboring district along the Loire River. This campaign was the first sustained French offensive in a generation in the Hundred Years' War.
1594In the Philippines, Philip II of Spain recognized the right togovern of the Principalía, the local nobles and chieftains who hadconverted to Roman Catholicism.
1770Capt. James Cook discovered Great Barrier Reef of Australia. Cook explored thousands of miles across largely uncharted areas of the globe, surveying, recording and naming features for the first time. The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,300 kilometers.
1770Captain James Cooke discovered the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
1775The Battle of Machias, the first naval engagement of theAmerican Revolutionary War, took place in and around the port of Machiasin what is now eastern Maine.
1776The Second Continental Congress appointed Thomas Jefferson,John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingstonto the Committee of Five to draft a declaration of independence forBritain's Thirteen Colonies.
1788Russian explorer Grasim Izmailov reached Alaskan.
1825The first foundation stone was laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City.
1847Afonso died at age two, leaving his father Pedro II, the last emperor of Brazil, without a male heir.
1866The Agra High Court was established in India. High Court was established in 1834 but was shifted to Agra within a year. It was originally founded as the High Court of Judicature for the North-Western Provinces at Agra on 17 March 1866 by the Indian High Courts Act 1861 replacing the old Sadr Diwani Adala.
1866Allahabad High Court was established. It was formerly known as Agra High Court.
1895The Paris–Bordeaux–Paris Trail was organized in France. It was the first automobile race in the world. The official winner was Paul Koechlin. Officially the race had been for four-seater cars. It was a 1,178 km long race starting from Paris to Bordeaux and return.
1896The earthquake in 1896 Sankiru and the tsunami in Japan killed 27,000 people.
1901The boundaries of the Colony of New Zealand are extended by the UK to include the Cook Islands. The Cook Islands were first settled in the 6th century by Polynesian people who migrated from Tahiti, an island 1154 km to the northeast of Cook Islands.
1917Alexander was crowned King of Greece, succeeding his fatherConstantine, who had abdicated.
1921Women were granted the right to vote in elections in Brazil.
1932Mohammed Ali Al-Abid became the first President of Syria.
1934Reciprocal Tariff Act implemented in the United States.
1935Edwin Armstrong first broadcast FM.
1938Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Wuhan starts. The Battle of Wuhan was a large-scale battle of the Second Sino-Japanese War. More than one million National Revolutionary Army troops were gathered, with Chiang Kai-shek personally in command, to defend Wuhan from the Imperial Japanese Army led by IJA General Yasuji Okamura.
1940The European country Italy declared a fight against the Allies.
1942The United States and the then Soviet Union signed a land-lease agreement during World War II.
1955More than 80 people were killed after Pierre Levegh and LanceMacklin collided during the 23rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Manssports car endurance race.
1955The first Magnesium Jet airplane took off.
1956The six-day Gal Oya riots, the first ethnic riots targeting theminority Sri Lankan Tamils in post-independent Sri Lanka, began,eventually resulting in the deaths of at least 150 people and 100injuries.
1960Thirty people were killed by a roof fall in a wedding reception in Multan, Pakistan.
1963The University of Alabama was desegregated as Governor ofAlabama George Wallace stepped aside after defiantly blocking theentrance to an auditorium.
1963Vietnamese monk Thich Quang Duc burned himself to death inSaigon to protest the persecution of Buddhists by South VietnamesePresident Ngo Dinh Diem's administration.
1964Ashes of Jawaharlal Nehru, the ashes of his ashes were scattered all over the country.
1964Greece rejected direct talks with Turkey from Cyprus.
1968Lloyd J. Old identified the first cell surface antigens distinguishing cells of different lineages, introducing the concept of cell surface antigens that could differentiate different cell types. Lloyd John Old was one of the founders and standard-bearers of the field of cancer immunology.
1985Russian space probe Vega 1 landed on Venus. The module, a 1500 kg, 240 cm diameter sphere, contained a surface Lander and a balloon explorer. The flyby probe performed a gravitational assist maneuver using Venus, and continued its mission to intercept the comet.
1987Diane Abbott, Paul Boateng and Bernie Grant were elected as the first black Parliamentarians in Great Britain. Diana Abbott was the first black woman elected for House of Common. Bernie Grant was a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament from Tottenham from 1987 to his death in 2000.
1987Margaret Thatcher became the British Prime Minister for the third consecutive time in 160 years.
2002Antonio Messi was accepted by the United States Congress as the first inventor of the phone.
2004Cassini–Huygens makes its closest flyby of the Saturn’s moon Phoebe. Cassini–Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to the planet Saturn. It is a flagship-class NASA–ESA–ASI robotic spacecraft. Cassini is the fourth space probe to visit Saturn and the first to enter its orbit. Its mission is still ongoing as of 2015.
2008Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologised to the FirstNations for past governments' policies of forced assimilation.
2012Two earthquakes struck northern Afghanistan, triggering amassive landslide that buried a village and killed 75 people.
2012In Afghanistan, 80 people died in a landslide after the earthquake.



Famous Birthdays of June 11 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1540Barnabe Googe / Poet / United Kingdom
1697Francesco Antonio Vallotti / Composer / Italy
1983Josh Ramsay / Singer / Canada
1922Tom Cole / Racing Driver / United States of America
1588George Wither / Poet / United Kingdom
1977Geoff Ogilvy / Golfer / Australia
1964Jean Alesi / Racing Car Driver / France
1955Duncan Steel / Author / United Kingdom
1968Bryan Perro / Author / Canada
1982Jacques Freitag / High Jumper / South Africa
1948Lalu Prasad Yadav / Politician / India
1967João Garcia / Mountaineer / Portugal
1950Lynsey de Paul / Writer / United Kingdom
1696James Francis Edward Keith / Field Marshal / Scotland
1967Graeme Bachop / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1953Steve Bassam / Politician / United Kingdom
1655Antonio Cifrondi / Painter / Italy
1968Manoa Thompson / Rugby Player / Fiji
1939Rachael Heyhoe Flint / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1965Yasuko Sawaguchi / Actress / Japan
1964Kim Gallagher / Runner / United States of America
1981Emiliano Moretti / Footballer / Italy
1954John Dyson / Cricketer / Australia
1996Ayaka Sasaki / Singer / Japan
1955Yuriy Sedykh / Hammer Thrower / Ukraine
1932Athol Fugard / Actor / United States of America
1947Lalu Prasad Yadav / Politician / India
1913Coby Whitmore / Painter / United States of America
1957Peter Murphy / Singer / United Kingdom
1903Ernie Nevers / Footballer / United States of America

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