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 - A Day at the Races
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MGM

1937: The Marx Brothers' "A Day At The Races" is released. The seventh film starring the brothers, the movie would become a major hit.

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