What Happened on July 18, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Commissioner Ford Frick rules Babe Ruth's record of 60 HR in 154-game sched in 1927, must be broken in 1st 154 of 162 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth McGovern, actress (Once Upon a Time in Amer), born in Evanston, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Kit Guard, Danish actor (El Diablo Rides, Kid Courageous), dies of cancer at 67