June 11 History

June is the sixth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, June was the fourth month of the year. It became the sixth month when January and February were added to the calendar. It is the month that has the most amount of daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shortest amount of daylight hours in the Southern hemisphere.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. June 11 has its own special significance in India and world history.

There are 30 days in June and it does not start or end on the same day of the week as any other month.

Another belief is that the month’s name comes from the Latin work iuniores which means “younger ones”.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on June 11. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 11 June:

  • 1770: Captain James Cook discovers Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
  • 1788: Russian explorer Grasim Izmailov reached Alaska.
  • 1825: First foundation stone laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City.
  • 1866: Allahabad High Court established. It was earlier known as Agra High Court.
  • 1896: The earthquake in 1896 Sankiru and the tsunami in Japan killed 27,000 people.
  • 1921: Women are granted the right to vote in elections in Brazil.
  • 1932: Mohammed Ali Al-Abid becomes the first President of Syria.
  • 1934: Reciprocal Tariff Act implemented in the United States.
  • 1935: Edwin Armstrong broadcast FM for the first time.
  • 1940: European country Italy declares war against allies.
  • 1942: The United States and the then Soviet Union signed a land-lease agreement during World War II.
  • 1955: The first Magnesium Jet airplane flew.
  • 1960: Thirty people died after falling off a roof at a wedding reception in Multan, Pakistan.
  • 1964: Ashes of Jawaharlal Nehru, the ashes of his ashes were scattered all over the country.
  • 1964: Greece rejects direct talks with Turkey from Cyprus.
  • 1987: Margaret Thatcher became British Prime Minister for the third consecutive time in 160 years.
  • 2002: Antonio Messi was accepted by the United States Congress as the first inventor of the phone.
  • 2012: 80 people killed in earthquake after earthquake in Afghanistan.

The Most Important Historical events of June Month

Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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