What Happened on April 11, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, & Welfare
  • US Department of Health, Education and Welfare created

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Wiles, British mathematician
  • Branimir "Johnny" Štulić, Croatian rock singer (Azra), born in Skopje, Yugoslavia
  • Guy Verhofstadt, Prime Minister of Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Kid Nichols, American baseball player (b. 1869)
  • Lionel Logue, Australian speech therapist who treated King George VI (The Kings Speech), dies at 73