On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Iliohan, Dutch soccer player (FC Lisse, ADO Den Haag), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Kelly Slater, American surfer, born in Cocoa Beach, Florida
  • Steve McManaman, English footballer, born in Kirkdale, Liverpool

Famous Weddings

Tom Stoppard

Playwright Tom Stoppard (34) weds doctor and author Miriam Moore-Robinson (34)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80
1972 Highlights

About February 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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