Ram Prasad Bismil (11 June 1897 – 19 December 1927) was an Indian revolutionary who participated in Mainpuri Conspiracy of 1918, and the Kakori conspiracy of 1925, both against British Empire. As well as being a freedom fighter, he was also a patriotic poet and wrote in Hindi and Urdu using the pen names Ram, Agyat and Bismil.

Julia Margaret Cameron (11 June 1815 – 26 January 1879) was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian and other legendary themes. Cameron’s photographic career was short, spanning eleven years of her life (1864–1875).

Lalu Prasad Yadav (born 11 June 1948) is an Indian politician from the state of Bihar. He is the president of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, former chief minister of Bihar, former UPA minister of railways, and former member of Parliament of the 15th Lok Sabha.

General Akhtar Abdur Rahman Khan (b. 11 June 1924 – 17 August 1988), born in Rampur, was a 4-star general in the Pakistan Army. He served as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee from 1987–1988 and as Director-General Inter-Services Intelligence from 1980-1987.

John Victor Aspinall (11 June 1926 – 29 June 2000) was a British zoo owner and gambling club host. From middle class beginnings he used gambling to move to the centre of British high society in the 1960s. He was born in Delhi during the British Raj, and was a citizen of the United Kingdom. John Victor Aspinall, known to all his friends as ‘Aspers’, was born in Delhi, India, on 11 June 1926.

Notable Moments

1946 Viceroy interviewed Gandhiji, and mooted proposal of Coalition Government at Centre.

1984 574 Sikh army deserters arrested.

1991 Forty die in rioting in Srinigar, Kashmir.

1991 Over 106.6 million voters go to the second phase of national polls.

1995 PM leaves for 4-day official visit to France.