What Happened on June 11, 2017

Historical Events

  • 71st Tony Awards: "Dear Evan Hansen" (musical) & "Oslo" (play) win

French 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

  • Jailbreak by militants in Beni, DR Congo kills 11 and frees 900 prisoners

Event of Interest

Japan passes law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate

  • 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 History

Famous Deaths

  • Rosalie Sorrels, American traditional folk singer-songwriter ("Up Is A Nice Place To Be"; "Nevada Moon"), dies at 83

About June 11, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini

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