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 J. Blige, American R&B singer-songwriter (Be Without You) and actress (I Can Do Bad All By Myself), born in NYC, New York

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Singer-songwriter
Mary J. 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