What Happened on April 11, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Marty" directed by Delbert Mann and starring Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair premieres in New York (Best Picture 1956)

  • Sobers starts run of 85 Test Cricket appearances for WI uninterrupted

MurderAssassination Attempt

The Air India Kashmir Princess is bombed and crashes in a failed assassination attempt on Zhou Enlai by the Kuomintang.

Premier of the People's Republic of China Zhou Enlai
Premier of the People's Republic of China
Zhou Enlai

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Brady, American politician (Rep Texas (R) 1997-), born in Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Michele Scarabelli, actress (Jo Santini-Airwolf, Alienation, Dallas)
  • Piers J Sellers, English astronaut and climate scientist, born in Sussex (d. 2016)