On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1963

Historical Events

  • American chef Julia Child's show "The French Chef" premieres
  • Beatles record 10 tracks for their 1st album
  • CIA Domestic Operations Division created

Famous Birthdays

  • José Mari Bakero, Spanish footballer, born in Goizueta, Spain
  • Todd Benzinger, American baseball player (SF Giants), born in Dayton, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

Person of interestSylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath, American poet and novelist (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar), commits suicide at 30

Author and Poet Sylvia Plath
Author and Poet
Sylvia Plath
1963 Highlights

About February 11, 1963

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius