What Happened on March 11, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Kronenberg, WLAF corner (Rhein Fire)
  • Jiri Vykoukai, Olomouc CZ, hockey player (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998)
  • Johnny Knoxville, American television personality
  • Martin Rucinsky, Most Cze, NHL left wing (Canadiens, Olympic gold 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Philo Farnsworth, American inventor (created electronic television, video camera tube), dies of pneumonia at 64
  • Roy Glenn, dies in Los Angeles at 56
  • Whitney M Young Jr, leader (National Urban League 1961-71), dies at 49