On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2006

Historical Events

  • 60th Tony Awards: Jersey Boys & The History Boys win

French Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal of Spain wins his 2nd straight French title; beats Roger Federer 1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Bulle RockGC: Se Ri Pak wins her 3rd title in the event and 5th major; beats Australian Karrie Webb on first play-off hole

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Shand, father of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (b. 1917)
  • George Washington, American boxing trainer (Riddick Bowe and Mark Breland), dies of heart failure at 79
  • Michael Bartosh, computer expert and author (b. 1977)
  • Neroli Fairhall, New Zealand archer (b. 1944)
2006 Highlights

About June 11, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini