On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardTennis Open

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
  • Stanley Cup Final, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN: Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Nashville Predators, 2-0 for 4-2 series win; Penguins back-to-back champions