On This Day

June 11, 2017 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 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
Akihito
  • Puerto Rico votes overwhelming in favor of statehood in a status referendum with 97% in favor despite a low turnout of 23%