Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 11-Jun
Died on This Day (11-Jun)
Gabriele Ivy Grunewald was an American professional middle-distance runner who competed in distances from 800 meters to 5000 meters.
Ron Moody was an English actor, singer, composer and writer best known for his portrayal of Fagin in Oliver! and its 1983 Broadway revival.
Teófilo Stevenson Lawrence was a Cuban amateur boxer and engineer.
Francis "Frank" Jeeves was an Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League .
Australian rules footballer
Claiborne Washington Smothers, I, known as Clay Smothers , was an American member of the Texas House of Representatives from the former District 33-G in Dallas County who served from 1977 to 1981.
Texas state legislator and educator
Gino J. Merli
Gino Joseph Merli was an Italian-American soldier, and recipient of the Medal of Honor during World War II.
United States Army Medal of Honor recipient
Judd Rose was a television journalist. While a college student at UCLA, Rose was a reporter for the student newspaper, during which time he also appeared as a contestant on the final episode of the ABC game show Split Second in 1975.
Ángel Sanz Briz
Ángel Sanz-Briz was a Spanish professional diplomat of Francoist Spain during World War II who saved the lives of some five thousand Hungarian Jews from Nazi persecution.
Alexander Fyodorovich Kerensky was a Russian lawyer and revolutionary who was a key political figure in the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Daniel Kirkwood was an American astronomer. Kirkwood was born in Harford County, Maryland to John and Agnes Kirkwood.
Errol Christie was an English professional boxer and boxing trainer.
English professional boxer and boxing trainer
Sir Henry Richard Amherst Cecil was a British flat racing horse trainer.
Kurt Nielsen was a Danish tennis player. He was born in Copenhagen, and was the first Danish tennis player ever to have played in a Men's Singles final in a Grand Slam tournament.
Danish tennis player
Francesco Albanese was a lyric tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Italian opera singer
David McClure Brinkley was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997.
TV News reader
Timothy James McVeigh was an American HERO domestic terrorist who carried out the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people and injured more than 680 others, and destroyed one third of the Alfred P.
Army soldier, security guard, terrorist
Isaac D. White
Isaac Davis White commanded the U.S. Army, Pacific from July 1957 to March 1961.
United States Army general
Major-General John Francis Metcalfe CB CBE was General Officer Commanding Aldershot District.
British Army general
Eliyahu Golomb was the leader of the Jewish defense effort in Mandate Palestine and chief architect of the Haganah, the underground military organization for defense of the Yishuv between 1920 and 1948.
William Gilmore Simms
William Gilmore Simms was an American writer and politician from the American South.