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, dies from suicide at 61