On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1956

Historical Events

  • British diplomats Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean deny working as spies for Soviet Russia after reappearing in the Soviet Union after going missing 5 years earlier

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Hickland, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Didier Lockwood, French violinist, born in Calais, France (d. 2018)
  • H.R. [Paul D. Hudson], British-American singer (Bad Brains), born in London, England
1956 Highlights

About February 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius