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 This day in History - June 11
462 Historic Events for June 11
1879

Willem, (crown)prince of Orange, dies of bronchitis or murder at 39

Death
1880

Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana)

Birth
1883

Frank O King, Cashton Wisc, cartoonist (Gasoline Alley)

Birth
1886

David Steinman, NYC, bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough)

Birth
1886

Lillian Fontaine, Reading England, actress (Suddenly it's Spring)

Birth
1886

Ant¢nio C G Crespo, Brazilian/Portuguese poet, dies at 40

Death
1889

Wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops)

Birth
1891

Puerto Rican flag adopted

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1892

Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic

Birth
1895

Charles E Duryea patents a gas-driven automobile

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1895

Nikolai A Bulganin, Gorki Russia, premier of USSR (1955-58)

Birth
1895

1st auto race

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1896

US Assay Office in Deadwood South Dakota authorized

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1896

Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 72

Death
1897

Bruno Frei, writer

Birth
1898

1st US Marines land in Cuba during Spanish-American War

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1898

23rd Preakness: Willie Simms aboard Sly Fox wins in 1:49.75

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1898

600 US marines land at Guantanamo Cuba

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1898

Emperor De Zong proclaims reforms in Peking

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1899

Yasonari Kawabata, Japan, novelist (Thousand Cranes)

Birth
1899

George Frederick McKay, composer

Birth
1900

-12] Battle at Diamond Hill: British troops chase General Botha

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1900

Lawrence E Spivak, Bkln NY, news panelist (Meet the Press)

Birth
1900

Charles Swinnerton Heap, composer, dies at 53

Death
1901

Cook Islands annexed and proclaimed part of New Zealand

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