What Happened on June 8, 1961

Historical Events

Baseball Record

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

  • Test cricket debut of future Australian captain Bill Lawry, 1st Test v England in Birmingham

Famous Birthdays

  • Keti Garbi, Greek pop singer (To Kati), born in Athens, Greece
  • Kevin Gross, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Downey, California
Born in 1961

Famous Weddings

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

About June 8, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

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