What Happened on April 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 15th NBA Championship: Bos Celtics beat St Louis Hawks, 4 games to 1
  • Adolf Eichmann trial begins in Israel
  • Austrian 4th & last government of Raab resigns

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bob Dylan makes his 1st appearance at Folk City, Greenwich Village

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Israel begins Adolf Eichmann WW II crimes trial
  • Trial of Adolf Eichmann begins in Jerusalem

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Hopkins, American musician
  • Lucky Vanous, model (GQ, Diet Coke), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Vincent Gallo, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny), born in Buffalo, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Francis de Bourguignon, composer, dies at 70