On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1956

Historical Events

Golf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Louise Suggs wins her 3rd Titleholders title by 1 stroke from Patty Berg

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis L Brown Jr, NC, astronaut (STS 47, STS 66, 77, 85, sk:95)
  • D. J. MacHale, American author and television writer
  • Rob Paulsen, American voice actor (Pinky and The Brain), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, Russian opera composer, dies at 83
1956 Highlights

About March 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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