On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardLPGA 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

LPGA Golfer Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer
Se Ri Pak

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Shand, father of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (b. 1917)
  • Michael Bartosh, computer expert and author (b. 1977)
  • Neroli Fairhall, New Zealand archer (b. 1944)