What Happened on June 11, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bob Dole, (Sen-R-KS), resigns from US senate to run for president
  • Exxon states that it will begin work on its $15-billion Sakhalin I oil and natural gas development in Russia's Far East

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Weeks, British sports commentator, dies at 72
  • Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], actress (Gloria), dies at 90
  • Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist, dies at 21
  • Lonne Elder, playwright/screenwriter, dies at 69
  • Ulysses Dove, dancer/choreographer, dies at 49