What Happened on June 25, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Balt & California use a record 16 pitchers in a game (8 each) in 14 inns
  • Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England

Comedian Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais

Famous Deaths

  • Miriam (Ma) Ferguson, US politician, 1st US elected women governor, Governor of Texas (1925-27, 1933-35), dies at 86