On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1961

Historical Events

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)
1961 Highlights

About August 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo