On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

29th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Jack Nicklaus wins the 2nd of his 6 Masters titles with a tournament record 271 (−17); beats Gary Player and Arnold Palmer by a record 9 strokes

  • 40 tornadoes strike US midwest killing 272 & injuring 5,000