On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1961

Historical Events

  • 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Park, San Francisco
  • Gene Kiniski beats Verne Gagne in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ

Famous Deaths

  • Erskine Butterfield American swing and boogie-woogie jazz pianist, singer, and composer, dies at 48
1961 Highlights

About July 11, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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