On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Cerys Matthews, Welsh singer and songwriter (Catatonia), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Chisato Moritaka, Japanese singer, born in Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan
  • Gavin Briant, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • J Nick Adamson, Freeport Bahamas, US laser sailor (Olymp-21st-1996)
  • Janeth Arcain, Brazilian basketball forward (Houston Comets), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Jesse Campbell, American football safety (NY Giants, Washington Redskins), born in Washington, North Carolina

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Future South African president F. W. de Klerk marries Marike Willemse

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk

Famous Deaths

  • Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, Norwegian composer, dies at 74
1969 Highlights

About April 11, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries