On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 4th (last) Dutch government of Drees falls
  • Archibald MacLeish's "JB" premieres in NYC
  • Upper Volta (now Bourkina Faso) gains autonomy from France

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikki Sixx [Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr.], American musician (Mötley Crüe), born in San Jose, California
  • Regina Marsikova, Czech tennis player, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia