On this day: June 11

Published On: Jun 09 2013 01:41:01 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 11 2016 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 - DeForest Kelley
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1999: Actress DeForest Kelley, best known for playing Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the "Star Trek" television series and film franchise, dies of stomach cancer at the age of 79 in Los Angeles, California.

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