On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1956

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamaaladeen Tacuma [Rudy McDaniel], American jazz bassist (Ornette Coleman), born in Hempstead, New York

Joe Montana

Joe Montana, NFL quarterback (San Francisco 49ers), born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania

Ray Nagin

[Clarence] Ray Nagin, American politician (Mayor of New Orleans, 2002-2010), born in New Orleans, Louisiana


Famous Deaths

  • Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Poesie grigio-verdi), dies at 61
  • Ralph Morgan [Wupperman], American actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London), dies at 73
1956 Highlights

About June 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini