On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoli Voronov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup), born in Orenburg Oblast, Russia (d. 1993)
  • Charles Rangel, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1971-2017), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • George Alexander, British cricketer (two early Tests for Australia), dies at 79
  • Henry Clay Folger, American CEO of Standard Oil and founder of the Folger Shakespeare Library, dies at 72