Historical Events on June 11, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Đức immolates himself at a Saigon intersection, creating one of the Vietnam War's most iconic images
  • Gov Wallace tries to prevent blacks registering at University of Alabama
  • Greek government of Karamanlis resigns

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President JFK says segregation is morally wrong & that it is "time to act"

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy