On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1953

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestHulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan [Terry Bollea], WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89), born in Augusta, Georgia

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • Sanford Jensen, American actor (Foley Square), born in South Haven, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Strauss, German-Israeli writer (Heimliche Gegenwart), dies at 60
  • Tazio Nuvolari, Italian racing driver, dies at 60
1953 Highlights

About August 11, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo