On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Man-made earthslide at Kawasaki Japan, kills 15

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Neil Simon's "Prisoner of Second Avenue" premieres in NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Celotta, American TV producer and writer
  • Melvin Tuten, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Paul Chaloner, English TV e-sports commentator
  • Ryan Hancock, pitcher (California Angels), born in Santa Clara, California

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Swedish director and writer Ingmar Bergman (53) weds actress Ingrid von Rosen (41)

Director, Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director, Writer
Ingmar Bergman

Famous Deaths

  • A. P. Herbert, English journalist and writer (Punch, Helen), dies at 81
  • Sylvia Brett, Lady Brooke and Ranee of Sarawak, dies at 86