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

Person of interestJoe Montana

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

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana

Person of interestRay Nagin

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

Mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin
Mayor of New Orleans
Ray Nagin

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? 64 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini