What Happened on June 11, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

King and Queen of England taste 1st "hot dogs" at FDR's party

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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