What Happened on February 11, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Steve Casey beats Lou Thesz in Boston, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title

Famous Birthdays

  • Bevan Congdon, cricketer (NZ batsman of 60s & 70s)
  • Bobby "Boris" Pickett, singer-songwriter (Monster Mash)
  • Boris Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic gold 1964)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Manuel Noriega, Panamanian general and dictator (1983-89), born in Panama City, Panama (d. 2017)

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega
  • Simone de Oliveira, Portuguese actress
  • Willy Correa de Oliveira, composer
  • Yevgeniy Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic gold 1964)