On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Warren Spahn records victory #300, beats Cubs 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Ehlo, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • Frederick W Sturckow, USMC capt/astronaut (sk: STS 88), born in La Mesa, California

Famous Deaths

  • Antanas Škėma, Lithuanian writer actor and director (b. 1910)