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Historical Events for 11th June 2024

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1898 - Emperor De Zong proclaims reforms in Peking
1927 - Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth hits 19th and 20th homers of MLB season record 60 HRs in New York's 6-4 win over Cleveland Indians at Yankees Stadium
1938 - French Championships Women's Tennis: In an all-French final Simonne Mathieu wins first of consecutive titles; beats Nelly Adamson 6-0, 6-3
1941 - 2nd great raid on Jews of Amsterdam
1980 - K-Ingleside streetcar converts to METRO service (San Francisco)
1981 - Cannibal Issei Sagawa kills Dutch student
1984 - US Supreme Court declares illegally obtained evidence may be admitted at trial if it could be proved that it would have been discovered legally
2006 - 60th Tony Awards: "Jersey Boys" (musical) and "The History Boys" (play) win
2009 - Texas mother hit by lightning while standing in her kitchen in her Texas home. Witnesses say lightning came through a light fixture, struck her chest and exited her foot. Survived after three days in hospital.
2012 - US territory Puerto Rico votes to become a US State

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