What Happened on July 2, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Maris hits 29th & 30th en route to 61 homers

Famous Birthdays

  • Alba Parietti, Torino Italy, actress (Galagoal, Abbronzatissima)
  • James McNichol, actor (Fitzpatricks, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Michael Lindsay, Voice actor
  • Pat Dufficy, Westerly RI, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ernest Hemingway, American author and Nobel laureate (The Old Man and the Sea), dies from suicide at 61