On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1966

Historical Events

  • A fire at two ski resorts in Numata, Japan kills 31 people.

Coup d'├ętat

Military coup led by Indonesian General Suharto breaks out

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Hachem, Australian poker player (first Australian to win World Series of Poker, 2005 record $7.5m), born in Lebanon
  • Pavel Petrovich Mukhortov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Steve Reed, MLB pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Los Angeles, California
1966 Highlights

About March 11, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces