What Happened on April 11, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

30th Masters Golf Tournament: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 288

  • Emmett Ashford becomes 1st African American major league umpire

Music releaseMusic Recording

Frank Sinatra records "Strangers in the Night" single for his album of the same name. Later reaches #1 Billboard charts

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Richards, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Dustin Patrick Runnels, American professional wrestler
  • Kara McGaw, softball rightfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Lisa Stansfield, English pop singer (Around the World)
  • Mark Higgs, NFL running back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Mason Reese, American actor
  • Steve Scarsone, Anaheim CA, infielder (SF Giants)