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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
1946

Bert Bell becomes 2nd NFL commissioner, moves Chicago HQ to Phila

Event
1946

Ludmila Poradnik, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)

Birth
1946

Tony Kaye, rocker (Yes)

Birth
1946

Naomi Judd, [Diana Ellen], Ashland Ky, singer (Judds-Why Not Me)

Birth
1947

Anna Calder-Marshall, Kensington England, actress (Zulu Dawn)

Birth
1947

Bryan Robson, English international soccer star

Birth
1948

Madeline Manning-Jackson-Mimms, US 800m runner (Oly-gold-1968)

Birth
1949

[Frederick] Dennis Greene, rocker (Sha Na Na-Shannon)

Birth
1949

Tom Netherton, Munich Germany, singer (Lawrence Welk Show)

Birth
1949

Snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles

Event
1950

Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77

Death
1952

Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian

Birth
1952

Lee Ritenour, LA Calif, jazz musician

Birth
1952

Ben Daniel Crenshaw, Austin TX, PGA golfer (1976 Bing Crosby)

Birth
1952

Jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61

Death
1952

Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore

Event
1953

J Edgar Hoover declines 6 figure offer to become president of International Boxing Club

Event
1953

Noach Zjordanija, Georgian Premier (1918-21), dies at 84

Death
1953

Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter, dies at 58

Death
1953

Ernst H Ridder Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53

Death
1953

Anna Marchesini, Italian entertainer

Birth
1954

Oscar Straus, Austrian composer (Brave Soldier), dies at 83

Death
1954

Saskia ten Batenburg, Dutch actress (Factory, Hunk)

Birth
1954

2 ton locomotive swept into ravine by avalanche 10 die (Austria)

Event
1954

Emmy Arbous, Dutch actress/cabaret performer (Boefje), dies at 56

Death