What Happened on December 11, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. An unknown terrorist fires a mortar shell at the building during the speech.

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara

Famous Birthdays

  • Cosy Sheridan, American singer
  • Dave Gagner, Chatham, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • David Schools, American musician (Widespread Panic)
  • John Mark Karr, American who claimed involvement in JonBenĂ©t Ramsey case
  • Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist/bassist (Del Amitri)
  • Michel Courtemanche, French Canadian comedian
  • Thomas Howard, outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Percy Kilbride, American actor (Egg & I, Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 76
  • Sam Cooke, American singer and entrepreneur described as "the inventor of soul music" (You Send Me), shot to death at 33