On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Milwaukee sets record of 4 consecutive HRs (Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock & Frank Thomas)

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Test Cricket debut of William Morris Lawry, v England at Edgbaston, 57

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Gross, pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Downey, California

Famous Weddings

  • English prince Edward, Duke of Kent, weds Katharine Worsley