What Happened on January 11, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Tigers ace reliever John Hiller, 27, sufferes a heart attack, but later makes a remarkable comeback to record 38 saves

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Delgado, Palmerejo Venezuela, catcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Karmeeleyah McGill, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mary Jane Blige, New York, American R&B singer-songwriter

Singer-Songwriter Mary Jane Blige
Mary Jane Blige
  • Noah Cantor, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Stephen Smith, high jumper, born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Divorces

  • 1st "Quickie" Divorce granted in UK

Famous Deaths

  • I. (Irene) Rice Pereira, American abstract artist dies aged 68