What Happened on June 11, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 59th Belmont: Earl Sande riding Chance Shot wins in 2:32.6

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Babe Ruth hits 19th and 20th of 60 HRs

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Lindbergh is awarded the 1st Distinguished Flying Cross


Famous Birthdays

  • Beryl Grey, English prima ballerina, born in Highgate, London
  • Josef Anton Reidl, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 2016)
  • Marcus Fox, British Conservative Party MP and chairman (1922 Committee), born in Batley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • William Attewell, English cricket bowler (England in 10 Tests 1884-1891), dies at 65