On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 43rd Women's French Championships: Simonne Mathieu beats Nelly Adamson (6-0, 6-3)
  • 5.0 Earthquake in Belgium kills 2, strongest in 45 years
  • Cincinnati Red Johnny Vander Meer no-hits Boston Braves, 3-0
  • Compton scores 1st Test Cricket ton (102 v Aust) aged 20 yrs 19 days
  • England declare at 8 for 658 v Australia at Trent Bridge
  • French Championships Men's Tennis: American Don Budge beats Roderich Menzel of Czechoslovakia 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 for the 2nd leg of his Grand Slam
  • US Open Men's Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Ralph Guldahl wins back-to-back Open titles, 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Dick Metz