On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The New York Times" reveals estimated 500,000 song titles, including masters of Chuck Berry, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, lost in 2008 warehouse fire on Universal backlot in Los Angeles

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • Botswana overturns law criminalizing same-sex relationships from colonial-era in landmark African LGBTQ case

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces plan to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Justin Trudeau

Battle of Interest9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

Comedian Jon Stewart delivers angry rebuke to Congress for the lack of funds for 9/11 victims
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UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
  • Russian journalist Ivan Golunov released from prison and drug charges dropped after major public outcry with unprecedented joint campaign by Russian news sources

Film release premierFilm Premier

Toy Story 4 directed by Josh Cooley with the voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen has its world premiere

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
  • WHO confirms first case of Ebola virus in Uganda, spread from outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Feldstein, American economist (1977 John Bates Clark Medal), chief economic adviser to President Reagan, dies at 79