On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Johnny Johnson" opens/closes at Edison Theater NYC for 1 performance

US Masters Golf

35th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Charles Coody wins his only major title by 2 strokes ahead of runners-up Johnny Miller and Jack Nicklaus

  • WBFF TV channel 45 in Baltimore, MD (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Oliver Riedel

Oliver Riedel, German musician (Rammstein), born in Schwerin, Germany

  • Vicellous Reon Shannon, American actor (The Hurricane), born in Memphis, Tennessee
1971 Highlights

About April 11, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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