On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1951

Historical Events

  • Mozambique becomes an oversea province of Portugal
  • NY Times reports the NYC subway will auction off things found

Famous Birthdays

  • Collis King, West Indian cricketer (WI all-rounder late 70s), born in Christ Church, Barbados
  • Maren Seidler, American shot putter (Olympic 11th 1968), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mark D. Siljander, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan (1981-87), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mithra Wettimuny, Sri Lankan cricketer (brother of Sidath 2 Tests for SL v NZ 1983), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese appropriation artist, born in Osaka, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Montagu Odd, cricket bat-maker (W. G. Grace), dies
1951 Highlights

About June 11, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini