On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • King Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicates under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens

Famous Birthdays

  • James Bostock, English wood engraver and artist, born in Hanley, Staffordshire, England (d. 2006)
  • Joseph B Wirthlin, American businessmen, religious leader, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2008)