On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Christa Tybus of London sets record of 24½ hrs of hula-hoop

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Men's Tennis: Sweden's Björn Borg wins his 3rd French title; beats Guillermo Vilas of Argentina 6-1, 6-1, 6-3

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas
  • Joseph Freeman Jr is 1st black priest in Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Nancy Lopez wins by 6 strokes from fellow American Amy Alcott

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Famous Birthdays

  • Joshua Jackson, American actor (Dawson's Creek, Fringe), born in Vancouver, British Columbia