On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestRichie Sambora

Richie Sambora, American guitarist (Bon Jovi) and boyfriend of Cher and Heather Locklear, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • Suzanne Vega, rock vocalist (My Name is Luka, Tom's Diner)

Famous Deaths

  • C W L Parker, cricketer (3,776 1st-class wickets, 2nd best ever), dies
  • Charlie Parker, English cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test), dies at 76