11 June It Happened Today

1509  King Henry VIII of England marries his former sister-in-law, Catherine of Aragon.

1776  Birth of English landscape artist John Constable.

1864  Birth of German composer Richard Strauss.

1910  Birth of French underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau.

1935  Birth of American actor Gene Wilder.

1979  Death of legendary Hollywood actor John Wayne.

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