On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

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

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

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

Famous Deaths

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