On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 20.2-kg lobster caught off Nova Scotia (heaviest known crustacean)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Shinoda, American musician (Linkin Park, Fort Minor), born in Agoura Hills, California
  • Stephanie Richardson, Canadian 200m/800m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Indian leader and 5th President of India (1974-77), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • Louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74