June 2011 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 12 65th Tony Awards: The Book of Mormon & War Horse win
  • Jun 13 Christchurch, New Zealand is hit by another strong earthquake measuring magnitude 6.3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 After hiding for 16 years, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is arrested outside an apartment in Santa Monica, California

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Whitey Bulger

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 11 Recording artist Lily Allen (26) weds Sam Cooper (32) at St. James The Great church in Gloucestershire, England

Recording Artist & Fashion Designer Lily Allen
Recording Artist & Fashion Designer
Lily Allen

Deaths in History

  • Jun 3 Jack Kevorkian, American pathologist, right-to-die activist (b. 1928)
  • Jun 4 Juan Francisco Luis, U.S. Virgin Islander governor (b. 1940)
  • Jun 6 Shrek the sheep, New Zealand sheep that held world record for biggest shorn fleece, dies at 16
  • Jun 9 M. F. Husain, Indian artist, painter (b. 1915)
  • Jun 10 Brian Lenihan, Jnr, Irish politician and minister dies of cancer at 52
  • Jun 15 Bill Haast, American Herpetologist (b. 1910)
  • Jun 21 Robert Kroetsch, Canadian author (b. 1927)
  • Jun 22 Harley Hotchkiss, Canadian businessman (b. 1927)