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On This Day

June 11

Davis Day

Making Life Beautiful Day

1837 The Broad Street Riot

1929 You can now check into The Royal York Hotel in Toronto

1940 Italy declares war on Malta

1963 Thich Quang Duc a Buddhist monk burns himself as a religious protest in Saigon.

1964 Do Wah Diddy is recorded by Manfred Man

1974 Washington Capitals and the Kansas City Scouts who became the Colorado Rockies & now the New Jersey Devils are awarded a NHL franchise.

1976 Play that Funky Music, Wild Cherry is release

1982 E.T. opens in movie theaters

1993 Jurassic Park opens in theaters

2006 At WWE On Night Stand Rob Van Dam wins WWF Championship over the John Cena

2012 LA KINGS win their first Stanley Cup over the New Jersey Devils

2015 We remember Dusty Rhodes wrestling great passes away

Happy Birthday

1933 Gene Wilder actor comedian

1943 Henry Hill Gangster

1945 Robert Munch author

1949 Frank Beard ZZ Top

1976 Ryan Dunn

1986 Shia LaBeouf actor Transformers, SNL

1988 Claire Holt actress

1996 India Gants Model

1997 Kodak Black Rapper