What happened this day in history June 11, 1963

What are the important events that happened on June 11, 1963? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 11, 1963: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 11, 1963 is the 162nd day of the year 1963 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 203 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 29, 1963 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectahexacontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $211.33. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rabbit is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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June 11, 1963 Historical Events

  • 1963
    American Civil Rights Movement: Alabama Governor George Wallace stands at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in an attempt to block two black students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, from attending that school. Later in the day, accompanied by federalized National Guard troops, they are able to register.
  • 1963
    Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc burns himself with gasoline in a busy Saigon intersection to protest the lack of religious freedom in South Vietnam.

Who were born on June 11, 1963?

  • 1963
    Bruce Kimball, American diver
  • 1963
    Sandra Schmirler, Canadian curler (d. 2000)

Who died on June 11, 1963?

  • 1963
    Thích Quảng Đức, Vietnamese Buddhist monk (b. 1897)

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