What Happened on October 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 66,100m
  • USSR performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Amr Diab, Egyptian singer
  • Neil Buchanan, English television presenter
  • Steve Young, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers, NFL Player of Year '92)

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard "Chico" Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), dies at 74