On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2017

Historical Events

  • 71st Tony Awards: "Dear Evan Hansen" best musical, "Oslo" best play

Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Spaniard Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 6–2, 6–3, 6–1; becomes first man to win French title 10 times

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Jailbreak by militants in Beni, DR Congo kills 11 and frees 900 prisoners

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Japan passes law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate

Emperor of Japan Akihito
Emperor of Japan
  • Puerto Rico votes overwhelming in favor of statehood in a status referendum with 97% in favor despite a low turnout of 23%
  • Stanley Cup Final, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN: Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Nashville Predators, 2-0 for 4-2 series win; Penguins back-to-back champions
2017 Highlights

About June 11, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini