Historical Events for 11th June 2018

1793 – 1st American stove patent is granted to Robert Haeterick
1940 – World War II: First attack of the Italian Air force on the island of Malta
1953 – Test Cricket debut of Alan Davidson at Trent Bridge
1960 – House packed with wedding celebrants collapses killing 30 (Pakistan)
1963 – Gov Wallace tries to prevent blacks registering at University of Alabama
1975 – Greece adopts constitution
1991 – Natalie Cole releases “Unforgettable…with Love”, covering her father’s standards, (Grammy Album of the Year)
2000 – 99th Women’s French Open: Mary Pierce beats Conchita Martinez (6-2, 7-5)
2001 – Saudi Arabia seizes ownership, effective June 7, of the 1.6-million-barrels-per-day IPSA pipeline that had carried Iraqi crude oil to the Saudi Red Sea port of Mu’jiz prior to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait
2012 – Five people are killed after an ambulance hits a roadside bomb in Afghanistan

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