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, prima ballerina
  • Eric St Eval Atkinson, cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59)
  • Josef Anton Reidl, composer
  • Marcus Fox, conservative MP/chairman (1922 Committee)

Famous Deaths

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