What Happened on April 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Benjamin L Hooks named to FCC
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Avo Avetisyan, WLAF defensive linesman (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Balls Mahoney [Jonathan Rechner], American professional wrestler, born in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Dietrich Jells, American wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Kunihiko Sakurai, Japanese hockey forward (Team Japan 1998), born in Hokkaido, Japan
  • Nicole Levesque, American baseball guard (Charlotte Sting), born in Shaftsbury, Vermont