On this day: June 11

Published On: Jun 09 2013 01:41:01 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 11 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sir Barton becomes the first horse to win the Triple Crown, George Wallace blocks the door at the University of Alabama, John Wayne dies, and the swine flu is declared a global pandemic, all on this day.

OTD June 11 - Joe Montana
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1956: Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, who won four Super Bowl titles over his 14 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers before closing out his career with two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, is born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania. The eight-time Pro Bowl selection won three Super Bowl MVP awards, was twice named the NFL's Most Valuable Player and threw for 273 touchdowns and 40,551 yards in his career.

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