On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Marshal Chen Yi succeeds Chu En-lai as Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Ruth Carol Taylor is 1st African-American woman hired as flight attendant, Ithaca NY
  • WTVC TV channel 9 in Chattanooga, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Jackson, controller (BBC2)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Jones, British psychonanalyst (b. 1879)