On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 2019

Historical Events

Music History

"The New York Times" reveals an 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

  • Botswana overturns law criminalizing same-sex relationships from colonial-era in landmark African LGBTQ case

Historic Event

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

  • Russian journalist Ivan Golunov released from prison and drug charges dropped after major public outcry with unprecedented joint campaign by Russian news sources

Film Premier

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

  • 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
2019 Highlights

About June 11, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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