On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates rout the St. Louis Cardinals, 19-0, the largest lopsided shutout in NL history

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Wark, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic 4th/silver-88, 92, 96), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Lee Rocker [Leon Drucker], American rock bassist (Stray Cats-Gonna Ball), born in Long Island, New York
  • Molly Hagan, American actress (Code of Silence), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota