On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2008

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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? 13 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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