On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2017

Historical Events

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

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

Historic Event

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 Highlights

About June 11, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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