What Happened on June 11, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an official historic apology to Canada's First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children were isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century.

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper

Famous Deaths

  • Miroslav Dvořák, Czechoslovak ice hockey player (b. 1951)
  • Ove Andersson, Swedish rally driver (b. 1938)
  • Võ Văn Kiệt, former prime minister of Vietnam (b. 1922)