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 This day in History - June 11
462 Historic Events for June 11
1946

Michael Wilkes, commander (UK Field Army)

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1946

Jenny Pittman, horse trainer

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1947

Henry Cisneros, first Hispanic to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city (San Antonio), later Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration

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1947

Glenn Leonard, RandB singer (Temptations)

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1947

WW II sugar rationing finally endd in US (began May 28, 1942)

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1948

Anthony Nelson, British Sec of Treasury

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1948

Skip Alan, [Alan Skipper], drummer (Them, Pretty Things)

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1948

Stephen Schnetzer, Boston Mass, actor (Cass Winthrop-Another World)

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1949

Emile Zatopek runs world record 10,000m (29:28.2)

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1949

George Willig, stuntman (climbed World Trade Center in 1977)

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1949

Koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed

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1949

Oton Zupanic, Slavs poet (Zimzelen pod snegom), dies at 71

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1949

49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL

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1949

81st Belmont: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 2:30.2

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1949

Frank Beard, rocker (ZZ Top-She Got Legs, Fandango)

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1950

Lindsey de Paul, singer

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1950

Ben Hogan wins US Open golf tournament

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1950

Debbie "Pokey" Watson, US, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)

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1950

Michael Swan, Palo Alto Calif, actor (Duncan-As The World Turns)

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1951

Mithra Wettimuny, cricketer (bro of Sidath 2 Tests for SL v NZ 1983)

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1951

Montagu Odd, cricket bat-maker (W G Grace), dies

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1951

Mark D Siljander, (Rep-R-MI, 1981- )

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1951

Maren Seidler, Bkln NY, shot putter (Olympics-11th-1968)

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1951

NY Times reports the NYC subway will auction off things found

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1951

Jan Fransen, Dutch MP (VVD)

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