On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1961

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, American 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
1961 Highlights

About July 18, 1961

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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