What Happened on February 11, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as 1st black US Secretary of Army
  • John Curry wins the UK’s 1st Olympic gold medal in figure skating; the country's 1st medal for 12 years at the winter games

Famous Birthdays

  • André Wickström, Finland-Swedish comedian and actor
  • Brice Beckham, actor (Wesley-Mr Belvedare), born in Long Beach, California
  • Tony Battie, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Lippisch, German scientist (b. 1894)
  • Alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies
  • Charlie Naughton, actor (Frozen Limits), dies at 89
  • Frank Arnau, German writer (b. 1894)
  • Lee J Cobb, American actor (12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront), dies at 64