Important Events Of June – 11.
World’s First Film Studio Established
On June 11, 1892 The Limelight Department, one of the world’s first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia.
John F. Kennedy Addresses Civil Rights Act of 1964
On June 11, 1963 John F. Kennedy addresses Americans from the Oval Office proposing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which would revolutionize American society by guaranteeing equal access to public facilities, ending segregation in education, and guaranteeing federal protection for voting rights.
2008 – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes a historic official apology to Canada’s First Nations in regard to abuses at a Canadian Indian residential school.
- 1815 – Julia Margaret Cameron, Indian-Sri Lankan photographer
- 1897 – Ram Prasad Bismil, Indian activist, founded the Hindustan Republican Association
- 1948 – Lalu Prasad Yadav, Indian politician, 20th Chief Minister of Bihar
- 1983 – Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian businessman and politician