On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1967

Historical Events

  • "Illya Darling" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 320 performances

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Harlem (NYC) voters defy Congress and reelect Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Tom Stoppard's play "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead" debuts in London at the Old Vic

Playwright and Screenwriter Tom Stoppard
Playwright and Screenwriter
Tom Stoppard

Famous Birthdays

  • Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Mark Seay, American football wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Stefan Johnstown, Norwegian speed walker (world record 20 km)
  • Wendel Suckow, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Marquette, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Sangster, Jamaican prime-minister (b. 1911)
1967 Highlights

About April 11, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries