What Happened on April 11, 1948

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

12th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Claude Harmon shoots a record-tying 279 (−9) to finish 5 strokes ahead of runner-up Cary Middlecoff

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgi Yartsev, Russian soccer forward (5 caps USSR; FC Spartak Moscow) and manager (Russia; Spartak, Dynamo, Torpedo Moscow), born in Nikolskoye, Russia (d. 2022)
  • Marcello Lippi, Italian football coach, born in Viareggio, Italy
Born in 1948
1948 Highlights

About April 11, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries