On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2008

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an official historic apology to Canada's First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children were isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper

Famous Deaths

  • Miroslav Dvořák, Czechoslovak ice hockey player, dies at 56
  • Ove Andersson, Swedish rally driver (b. 1938)
  • Võ Văn Kiệt, former prime minister of Vietnam (b. 1922)
2008 Highlights

About June 11, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini