On This Day

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.

Theater Premiere

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

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 (World C'ship gold men's singles 1993), 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? 55 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

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