On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John XXIII encyclical On peace in truth, justice, charity & liberty

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Warren Spahn beats Mets 6-1 for his 328th win (most by a lefty)

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Bowden, New Zealand cricket umpire, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Chris Ferguson, American professional poker player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Eddy Moya, actor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • Elizabeth Smylie, tennis star (1987 Oklahoma City), born in Perth, Australia