On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Diana Crump becomes 1st US woman jockey to ride against men, Hialelah
  • Dorey Funk Jr beats Gene Kiniski in Tampa, to become NWA champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Eversgerd, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)

Person of interestJennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston, American actress (Rachel-Friends), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Joe Valerio, NFL outside corner/tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • Kevin King, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Mark Atkinson, cricket wicket-keeper (Tasmanian batsman)
  • Mary Stoker Smith, Miss Wisconsin and TV news reporter, born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Shannon Long, Australian actor and model (Oct, 1988), born in Gladstone, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • James Lanphier, American actor (Flight of Lost Balloon), dies at 48