What Happened on April 11, 1967

Historical Events

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

Election of Interest

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

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

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

1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Kim, American taekwondo practitioner (Olympic gold heavyweight 1988; World Cup gold 1987), born in Cerritos, California (d. 2023)
  • Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Champions Trophy gold 1999; Olympic silver 1992, bronze 2000), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Stefan Johnstown, Norwegian speed walker (world record 20 km)
  • Wendel Suckow, American luger (World C'ship gold men's singles 1993), born in Marquette, Michigan
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

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

About April 11, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

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