On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Illya Darling" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • Harlem (NYC) voters defy Congress & 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)