What Happened on June 11, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Saudi Arabia seizes ownership, effective June 7, of the 1.6-million-barrels-per-day IPSA pipeline that had carried Iraqi crude oil to the Saudi Red Sea port of Mu'jiz prior to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait
  • Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.

Famous Deaths

  • Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (b. 1923)
  • Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist (by execution; b. 1968)