On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • US leaves Wheelus AFB Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Selby, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Monroeville, Alabama
  • Brock Marion, American NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Chris Rice, American singer-songwriter, born in Clinton, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksander Kerensky, Minister-Chairman of the Russian Provisional Government (1917), dies at 89
  • Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter, dies at 87
  • Earl Grant, American musician and singer (b. 1931)
  • Frank Laubach, Benton Pa, taught reading through phonetics, dies
  • Frank Silvera, Jamaican-American actor (High Chaparral, Killer's Kiss, Fear and Desire), accidentally electrocutes himself at 55
  • William 'Billy Batts' Devino, American crime figure (b. 1921)