On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1950

Historical Events

Sports History

17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chic Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonnie Pointer, American pop singer (Pointer Sisters - "Jump"; "I'm So Excited"), born in Oakland, California (d. 2020)
  • Bruce McGill, American actor
  • Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)
  • Nick Jameson, American actor (24), musician, record producer (Foghat), born in Columbia, Missouri
  • Pervez Hoodbhoy, Pakistani nuclear physicist

Famous Deaths

  • Timotei Popovici, composer, dies at 79
1950 Highlights

About July 11, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer