Historical Events on August 11, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 100,000 acres flooded from Mississippi River in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois
  • 1st televised baseball game in color, on WCBS in New York City (Boston Braves beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 8-1)
  • NY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 38-6 in Ottawa
  • NY Giants lose to go 13½ games behind Bkln Dodgers, later win the pennant